Making Dreams Come True By Helping You Dream Again.
Get the quality sleep you crave with BalanceGenics Natural Sleep Formula. With so many people relying on prescription sleep meds these days, we sought to create an all-natural sleep supplement that’s made from all-natural herbs and botanicals.
"...I’ve been struggling with falling asleep and staying asleep for the longest time and tried many products before. This supplement definitely helps me fall asleep in a very gentle way..."
- Joanna (BalanceGenics Customer)
Most people tend to worry, plan, think and engage their brains right before bed. Our brains may have developed the habit of running wild as soon as we lie down. This is the result of trying to avoid worries during the day by keeping ourselves busy and distracted. After a while, lying in bed at night becomes the only time for major concerns to rise to our awareness.
is an amino acid that is found in tea leaves. L-theanine is what’s known as an anxiolytic—it works to reduce feelings of stress. Some anxiolytics have sedative effects, while L-theanine promotes relaxation and stress reduction without sedating. L-theanine can help foster a state of calm, attentive wakefulness.
is an essential amino acid which means it must be obtained from the diet because the body can’t make it. L-Tryptophan helps boost serotonin and melatonin, both neuro-transmitters in your brain’s pineal gland, that help support your sleep-wake cycle. Studies show that using L-Tryptophan supplementation can promote a sense of calm and relaxation a half hour before sleep.
Promotes Naturally Restful Sleep
Sleep problems, related to work schedules and a 24/7 lifestyle, are pervasive. In America, 70% of adults report that they obtain insufficient sleep at least one night a month, and 11% report insufficient sleep every night. Research shows that 35% of adults don’t get enough sleep (7 hours) each night.
Melatonin is a hormone the body produces naturally. Natural melatonin is produced primarily by the pineal gland in the brain. Melatonin plays an important role in supporting sleep. Its levels begin to rise in the evening to promote sleep and fall in the morning to help wake you up. Melatonin supplements help increase those natural levels at night, when you need it most. Research indicates that melatonin may improve the quality of sleep by shortening the time it takes to fall asleep, increase overall sleep amounts, and increase REM sleep.
L-Tryptophan helps to naturally produce melatonin, and provides extra doses of sleep inducing amino acids that reportedly help counteract sleep disturbances.
Improves Attentive Wakefulness, Daytime Performance and Mood
What’s worse than a poor night's sleep? Feeling the effects of it the next day. According to Medscape, 37.9% of people have reported unintentionally falling asleep during the day or at work. Lack of sleep is also the cause of over 7% of all serious accidents in the workplace. Sleep affects our mood and our ability to think, react, remember, and solve problems. We may develop a tolerance to a lack of sleep and aren’t aware how much our alertness and performance is really suffering. There's a cycle that happens between mood and sleep—worry and stress can interfere with healthy sleep, and poor sleep makes us more vulnerable to problems with emotional distress and mood swings.
known as 5-HTP—is a compound made naturally in the body that helps the body produce serotonin. Serotonin is a neurotransmitter that plays a key role in supporting mood and sleep-wake cycles. Healthy levels of serotonin contribute to a positive mood and promote restful sleep. Serotonin is also essential for maintaining healthy melatonin levels—and both serotonin and melatonin are critical for maintaining a well-functioning circadian rhythm. 5-HTP can be effective in improving mood, and easing symptoms of stress, which can interfere with sleep.
also reduces levels of chemicals in the brain that are linked to feelings of stress and general unease. L-Theanine has been known to enhance alpha brain waves, the same waves that are present during REM sleep. Alpha brain waves are associated with a state of “wakeful relaxation”—the state of mind you experience when meditating, being creative, or letting your mind wander in daydreaming.
Beat Jet Lag
Jet lag is a temporary state of being that occurs when your body’s internal clock is disrupted by travel across multiple time zones. Signs of jet lag range from daytime fatigue and trouble concentrating to muscle minor soreness, gastrointestinal upset, and occasional headaches. Most people experience a generalized sense of feeling unwell. Our circadian rhythm is directed by the suprachiasmatic nucleus, an area of the brain that responds to light signals from the retina and tells us when to be awake and when to sleep.
Melatonin is a hormone that helps support our circadian rhythm by working as a darkness signal. Supplemental melatonin is commonly used for jet lag; it’s been shown to help with both sleep and reducing jet lag signs. It is best to take melatonin about 90 minutes before bedtime in a new time zone, and make sure to get a dose of bright light exposure first thing the next morning.
helps the body turn food into energy. The body uses energy-yielding nutrients such as carbohydrates, fat and protein for fuel. It is also used to make several neurotransmitters in the brain. Neurotransmitters are chemicals that carry signals from one nerve cell to another. These chemicals are important for processing thought and healthy brain development. They are also responsible
Taking 5-HTP may support behaviors that help a person lose weight or maintain a healthy weight. For decades, 5-HTP has been known to support a healthy appetite by stimulating serotonin production in the brain. Higher levels of serotonin are linked to diminished appetite, and may help reduce cravings for carbohydrates. Research indicates that 5-HTP may be effective in helping people who are overweight or obese lose weight.
A randomized placebo-controlled trial studied 20 women who were overweight, 10 of whom took a 5-HTP supplement for 4 weeks. The other 10 women took a placebo for the same amount of time. At the end of the study, the women who took 5-HTP reported greater feelings of satiety, or fullness, when eating, which led to a decreased food intake. The women who took 5-HTP also had reduced body mass index.
Circadian Rhythm (Sleep-Wake Cycle)
Your circadian rhythm is basically a 24-hour internal clock that is running in the background of your brain and cycles between sleepiness and alertness at regular intervals. It's also known as your sleep/wake cycle.
A part of your hypothalamus (a portion of your brain) controls your circadian rhythm. That said, outside factors like lightness and darkness can also impact it. When it’s dark at night, your eyes send a signal to the hypothalamus that it’s time to feel tired. Your brain, in turn, sends a signal to your body to release melatonin, which makes your body tired. That’s why your circadian rhythm tends to coincide with the cycle of daytime and nighttime (and why it’s so hard for shift workers to sleep during the day and stay awake at night).
Your circadian rhythm works best when you have regular sleep habits, like going to bed at night and waking up in the morning around the same times from day to day (including weekends). Things like jet lag, daylight savings time, a compelling book you can’t put down, or binge watching Netflix all night long, can disrupt your circadian rhythm, which makes you feel out of sorts - making it harder to pay attention during the day.
Your body needs to start preparing to go to bed about 60 minutes before sleep and then preparing to rise about 90 minutes before waking. When your body goes through all the essential stages of sleep, you fall asleep more easily and wake up more refreshed. BalanceGenics Sleep Formula is designed to naturally support your circadian rhythm, making these phases a part of your sleep cycle once again.
The Importance of Quality Sleep.
Before the 1950's, scientists used to believe that as people drifted off to sleep, their brains and bodies would shut down, going into a state that allowed them to recover from the previous day. Researchers have since learned that it is a lot more complicated than that, and it’s a much more active state than originally thought.
While you’re sleeping, your brain goes through various patterns of activity. Sleep serves to reenergize the body's cells, clear waste from the brain, and support learning and memory. It even helps to regulate mood and appetite. One example of this is the cerebral spinal fluid that pumps more quickly throughout the brain while you sleep. It acts like a vacuum cleaner, cleaning out toxins and waste. Scientists say that quality sleep is as important to health as food and water are.
A lack of quality sleep can lead to suboptimal memory, mood swings, trouble concentrating, weight gain, and early aging. That’s why we at BalanceGenics have created a signature Sleep Formula that is designed to support every stage of sleep and the complex functions of the brain.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I know if I should take BalanceGenics Sleep Formula?
If you find yourself having trouble falling asleep and spend night after night tossing and turning, Sleep Formula might be for you. Our advanced formula is designed to naturally support your sleep-wake cycle, so whether you have a hard time falling asleep, staying asleep, or waking up refreshed, our Sleep Formula is here to help! We always recommend talking with your primary care physician before adding any new supplements to your daily regimen.
How is BalanceGenics Sleep Formula different from prescription sleep products?
Sleep Formula is different from prescription sleep products because it is crafted with ingredients that your body produces naturally. Other sleeping aids could be associated with suboptimal cognitive performance, morning drowsiness or unusual night occurrences such as sleepwalking. Melatonin, on the other hand, is generated naturally by your own body, and it is not known to cause negative effects for most people when following the recommended dosage. BalanceGenics Sleep Formula is non-habit forming, and aims to correct imbalances in your body’s circadian rhythm to promote a healthy sleep cycle.
Is BalanceGenics Sleep Formula addictive?
Sleep Formula supplements are non-habit forming. As a natural alternative to other sleeping pills, this non addictive sleep supplement is perfect for helping occasional sleeplessness without having to worry about dependency. Wake up feeling energized instead of groggy or dazed!
What is the difference between taking Sleep Formula vs. just taking melatonin?
Our formula contains other ingredients that work synergistically with melatonin for overall calmness and relaxation benefits for sleep, such as, 5-HTP and L-Theanine. Together, these ingredients should be even more beneficial than just straight melatonin.
Why is there only a trace of melatonin? Shouldn't there be more?
Of the 5 ingredients in our Sleep Formula, we have kept the dose for melatonin relatively low. Our bodies produce melatonin naturally, that’s why we’ve created our Sleep Formula to include just the right amount to give your body the subtle boost it needs to encourage better sleep.
Does this need to be taken regularly in order to work, or can it just when I can't get to sleep?
Sleep Formula can work in both situations, whether you take them on a regular basis or just occasionally when you are unable to sleep. Be sure to speak with your health practitioner if you are experiencing any concerning sleep problems.
Does it have the drowsy side effects?
Because we are not aiming to trick your body’s normal physiology, the common side effects associated with sleep aids are unlikely. The side effects of many sleep aids are caused because the medication is mimicking or blocking a normal process in the body or brain. Our formulation is not designed to mimic or trick—just provide your body with the resources to do its natural processes.
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