Sleeplessness affects the physical and mental health to a great extent. Lack of sleep can also result in frequent headaches; especially when one have trouble sleeping at night. In this condition, people find it hard to fall asleep, or can wake up a number of times throughout the night. The majority of people experience difficulty sleeping at some point in their lives.
Signs of Sleeplessness
Signs of sleeplessness (sleeping difficulty) include an inability to focus during the day, fatigue, regular headaches, and irritability. Apart from it, waking up too early or waking up throughout the night is also a common sign of sleeplessness. You might take several hours to fall asleep and can also experience low energy during the day along with having dark circles under your eyes.
The causes of Sleeplessness or Sleeping Difficulties
There are numerous possible reasons for sleeplessness, which mainly includes your sleeping habits, lifestyle, and medical conditions. Few causes are minor and generally can be improved with self-care; however, others may need you to look for medical assistance.
There is a long list of possible causes of sleeplessness, which include:
- Too much stimulation before bedtime like watching television, playing video games, or exercising, etc.
- Over-consumption of caffeine
- noise disturbances
- an uncomfortable bedroom
- Sleeping too much during the day
- lack of exposure to sunlight
- frequent urination
- physical pain
Apart from above mentioned reasons, for a lot of people, stress, worry, depression, or work schedules can also affect their sleep. While for others, sleep issues can be because of a sleep disorder like insomnia, sleep apnea or restless legs syndrome.
The Diagnoses of Sleeplessness
You must consult a doctor in case of persistent sleeping difficulties that are affecting your quality of life. Doctor will try to find the underlying cause of your sleeping difficulty by conducting a physical examination and asking questions about your sleep patterns.
You should tell your doctor about any medications, over-the-counter products, and herbal supplements that you take, during your appointment because a few medications and supplements lead to over stimulation. These medications can also disrupt your sleep if you take them right before the bedtime. Other than that, if you are experiencing some other problems like depression, anxiety, or chronic pain; never forget to mention these points to your doctor as these factors can also affect your ability to sleep.
The Treatment Options for Sleeplessness
Treatment for sleeplessness is mainly depends on its cause. In few cases, at-home remedies or simply making some lifestyle changes can improve this condition. Try to avoid caffeine and alcohol for at least eight hours before bedtime and you should keep your bedroom dark and cool.
You should allocate around seven to eight hours for sleep each night. Moreover, avoid stimulating activities before going to bed. Listening to soothing music and taking a hot bath before bedtime can also proves helpful.
If a medical condition or sleep disorder is causing you sleep problems, you will require treatment for the underlying cause. For instance, if you have sleeping difficulty due to an anxiety disorder or depression, your doctor can generally prescribe you an anti-anxiety or antidepressant medication to enable you to deal with worry, stress, and feelings of hopelessness.
The Homeopathic Treatment for Sleeplessness
In homeopathy every case requires a detailed study of the patient individually. The exact treatment can only be determined after an “in-depth” evaluation of the individual case.
The most common Homeopathic Remedies used for Sleeplessness
The medicines given below are most commonly used in sleeplessness. However, just keep in mind that these are only given for the purpose of information. You are advised not to indulge in any kind of self-medication.
- Lycopodium: It is one of the most effective homeopathic medicines which is mainly recommended to those who wake up regularly at around 4am. Their mind usually remains active at bedtime replaying events from the day over and over. Moreover, it is also effective for those who dream a lot and talk or laugh in their sleep.
- Coffea: This homeopathic remedy is very useful in cases where people have mental over-activity due to good or bad news.
- Nux Vomica: In case if you are under huge mental strain or pressure, or you have withdrawn recently from alcohol or sleeping tablets, this is the ideal homeopathic remedy for you.
- Arsenicum: This homeopathic remedy is mainly prescribed to those who generally feel anxious and very restless.
- Cocculus: Cocculus is very effective homeopathic remedy if you feel overtired and giddy.
Friends, as you all know very well that classical homeopathic medicines are prescribed only on the basis of TOTALITY OF SYMPTOMS with a clear cut identification of disease in patient and patient in disease also, even then we are providing here just a few homeopathic medicines for different types of medical problems in a short way.
But reader is advised very strongly to use the medicines only under medical supervision and these medicines should never ever consumed without proper consultation with your doctor or GP.
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