Insomnia (sleeplessness) is a common sleep disorder in which a person experiences difficulty falling asleep, difficulty staying asleep or wakes up too early. Insomnia can lead to long periods of wakefulness and difficulty initiating sleep. It can also cause a person to wake up early, and not be able to fall back asleep or maintain sleep. Tossing, turning in bed and restlessness are common signs of insomnia. Homeopathy for insomnia works by treating the underlying physical and psychological conditions that may be causing the disorder.
Every person tends to experience sleeplessness occasionally, and usually, it gets resolved on its own with a good night's sleep. Diagnosis of insomnia is made when a person faces difficulty sleeping for three nights in the span of a week for a minimum of three months, and it is causing significant distress in everyday life.
Consequences of not getting enough sleep
Not getting enough sleep can lead to the following effects:
• Waking up unrefreshed, tired in the morning
• Feeling sleepy in the daytime
• Feeling weak, tired, fatigue during daytime
• Remaining irritable during the day
• Having low mood
• Depressed feeling
• Mood swings
• Having difficulty concentrating during daytime
• Reduced alertness
• Poor performance at job or school
• High risk of accidents
• Chronic insomnia may lead to weight gain. It does so by affecting the way our bodies process and store carbohydrates
• Chronic insomnia is a risk factor to develop type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension, heart disease and stroke
Homeopathy for Insomnia
Homeopathic Approach to Treat Insomnia
Homeopathy is one of the most popular holistic systems of medicine. The selection of remedy is based upon the theory of individualization and symptoms similarity. This is the only way through which a state of complete health can be regained by removing all the sign and symptoms from which a patient is suffering.
The aim of homeopathy is not only to treat sleeplessness, but to address its underlying cause and individual susceptibility of the patient. For this, the patient's current symptoms, past medical history and family history are taken into account.
Homeopathy treats the problem internally, thus by understanding the cause of different symptoms instead of suppressing them. Often, Insomnia is the result of an underlying problem, and homeopathy works cohesively to treat the psychological and physical symptoms that may be causing the disorder.
Homeopathy offers Individual Treatment
Every person is treated according to the particular symptoms. Insomnia can be of different kinds; while some people find it difficult to fall asleep, others may find it difficult to stay asleep. These distinctions are important, and homeopathy treats these unique problems.
These Medicines are Safe
Homeopathy remedies for insomnia do not cause any psychological or physical dependency. Once the problem has been resolved, one can gradually stop the medication, or take it intermittently (if required). Homeopathy also works especially well for chronic sleep issues and can help resolve the problem for good.