Insomnia – Everything you should know about

Insomnia is a certain condition in which, people find it difficult to fall asleep or to maintain asleep. Here, it should be noted that Insomnia is not a disease, it’s a condition ( symptom ).

So, Around 1 in 3 people experience mild insomnia sometimes in there life time.


Symptoms :

  • Difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep.
  • Being sleepy during the day.
  • Aggression.
  • Poor Concentration.
  • Lack of focus.
  • Worrying about to bed and being able to fall asleep.
  • Memory problems.
  • Having accidents or making errors.
  • Hyperactivity.
  • Depression.
  • Mood swings.
  • Fatigue.
  • Irritability.

Types of Insomnia :

  1. Symptoms lasting less than one week are classified as transient insomnia.
  2. Symptoms between one to three weeks are classified as short-term insomnia.
  3. Those longer than three weeks are classified as chronic insomnia.
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Some Common Causes :

  • Unstable routine.
  • High levels of stress.
  • Unsatisfactory Income.
  • Working night shifts or changes in working hours.
  • Emotional disorders.
  • Depression.
  • Withdraw from alcohol, smoking or medication habits.
  • Travelling a lot.
  • Messy lifestyle.

Moreover alcohol and antihistamines may compound the problems with sleep deprivation.

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Home Remedies for Short-term ( transient ) Insomnia :

  • Avoid tea, coffee and other caffeinated drinks before bed.
  • Practice meditation daily, for instance.
  • Cut down on smoking & drinking.
  • Don’t sleep during day time.
  • Stop worrying, watching T.V in bed.
  • Use bedroom just for sleeping.
  • Do something that make you tried and feel sleepy.
  • Above all avoid using mobile in bed.

In addition some studies found that aromatherapy can really be helpful sometimes.

You can use different kind of essential oils. For example Lavender, Sandalwood, Roman Chamomile etc. Do not use essential oil directly, rather you can rub a little drop on your pillow, or use with essential oil diffuser as well. It would be a great way to use it too.

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But most importantly, keep remember a good sleep is result of a healthy lifestyle. That’s why, always try to maintain a healthy lifestyle along with positive perspective.

However, you can also try yoga for better results. Such as Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutation) which actually helps a lot for a great health, for instance.

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