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How to Get Over With Insomnia

All of us may get through trouble sleeping every now and then. Some are even experiencing the lack of sleep too often that their body clock already follows an unusual pattern of schedule. Other issues on the lack of sleep are not forced. There are people who do not want to stay up late but are forced to without any known reason.

Consistently not being able to fall asleep even until the rise of the morning is a disorder called insomnia. In today’s world, it is a common problem. People with this kind of disorder have the following complaints:

  • Difficulty of falling asleep
  • Waking up too often during the night
  • Waking up too early in the morning
  • Unrefreshing sleep

Some causes of sleeplessness are stresses and anxiety for something that is about to happen. For these symptoms, sufficient sleep can easily be regained after the event has passed. However, there are cases when insomnia patients experience sleeplessness without any reason at all. They are often restless, anxious or agitated about things without any depth. For adults, depression, excitement, fear, overwork, noise, insufficient exercise and eating late are the common reasons for insomnia.

Common treatments include intake of over-the-counter sleeping pills which can also cause a lot of side effects. If the underlying issue can be resolved, sleep can normally be restored. Any serious cases of insomnia however should be consulted from a medical health expert.

Another form of treatment is homeopathy, a conventional method of practice which has been adapted in both eastern and western parts of the world. The Peterson Group, a non-profit organization providing information on alternative, complementary and integrative medicines have the following list of homeopathic treatments used all over the world:

Coffea Cruda

Coffee is known to produce sleeplessness but in homeopathy, the rule “like treats like” is used. Many people believe it will cure insomnia when given in a crude homeopathic way. It can cure restlessness, active mindset in the middle of the night, nervous energy and anxious thoughts.

Ignatia Amara

Insomnia symptoms include intense, frequent yawning and repeated sighing. This can also treat insomnia caused by grief.


Sulphur is reviewed to treat a wide variety homeopathic issue. It is also used to cure insomnia which causes restlessness in the middle of the night. Nightmares may also be formed due to anxiety and agitation.


Chamomilla is popular homeopathic treatment in Jakarta, Indonesia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Brunei due to its cultivation in these places. This is used to comfort the senses, especially to children who experience restlessness. This is also a sovereign remedy for irritability caused by lack of sleep.

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