(Last Updated on : 28/02/2012)
Mental tension, worry, excitement, lack of physical fatigue, adverse weather, tight clothing, uncomfortable mattress and drinking tea or coffee all can lead to sleeplessness or Insomnia. Indigestion and gas-trouble can also drive sleep away. Besides, sleep has a tendency to gradually diminish with advancing age.
Treatment for Insomnia
There are various treatments in homeopathy that are useful for this disease.
: Useful for sleeplessness from anxiety and fear, the person just cannot fall asleep from 12 to 2 a.m., sleeplessness causes undue prostration, the person likes to sleep in 'head-high' position. These are the symptoms for which the said medicine is required.
: This medicine can be useful to treat sleeplessness due to excitement, especially from joyous ideas, light sleep with almost constant movement of the body, especially after 3 a.m.
: Gelsemium 30 is used for sleeplessness from physical exhaustion and excessive thinking, the person is drowsy, yet cannot fall asleep. Other general features include as a nervous, apprehensive nature, Thirstlessness and trembling of the body.
Nux vomica 30
: This medicine is useful for sleeplessness from abuse of stimulants like tea, coffee or alcohol, sleeplessness from lack of physical fatigue due to sedentary life-style, cannot sleep after 3 a.m. until towards morning, awakens feeling tired and wretched, other general features include as highly irritable and sensitive nature, frequent, ineffectual desire for stools, aversion to cold air.
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