Insomnia and Sleeping Disorders – Holistic Treatment

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Everyone suffers in sometime from insomnia more or less. Some people suffers chronic insomnia which is mostly caused by medications or some virus.

According to guidelines from a physician group, insomnia is difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, even when a person has the chance to do so. People with insomnia can feel dissatisfied with their sleep and usually experience one or more of the following symptoms: fatigue, low energy, difficulty concentrating, mood disturbances, and decreased performance in work or at school.

Roughly 30  % of the general population complains of sleep disruption, and approximately 10 % have associated symptoms of daytime functional impairment consistent with the diagnosis of insomnia.

Insomnia = habitual sleeplessness; inability to sleep

The Causes of Insomnia and Sleeping Disorders:

  1. Medications for allergies, high blood pressure, thyroid disease, birth control, asthma, depression
  2. Chronic pain
  3. Anxiety or depression
  4. Eating / drinking habits
  5. Shift work
  6. Allergies nasal/sinus and asthma
  7. RLS – restless leg syndrome
  8. Thyroid disorders
  9. Neurological disorders like Parkinson´s disease
  10. Sleep apnea
  11. Overactive pineal gland
  12. Viruses (like HHV virus) which affect to CNS (central nervous system)

Holistic Treatment for Insomnia and Sleeping Disorders:

  1. Screens off 2 hours before bedtime (like smart phone, tablet, laptop, tv). Blue light affects to your pineal gland keeping you awake. Read an actual book before bed.
  2. Change your diet. Foods in high tryptophan,  in magnesium and in vitamin B especially vitamin B12.  Relaxing tea like lavender, valerian root or chamomile tea before bed. Avoid alcohol, caffeine, sugar and high fat foods.
  3. Reduce stress doing meditation and/or yoga before bed   
  4. Quality supplements like magnesium (acetate/citrate), melatonin and valerian root in the evenings
  5. Essential oils like lavender, chamomille, ylang ylang (with Epsom Salt) to use in bath or in diffuser in the evenings
  6. Reiki / energy healing is good option if you are not able to heal insomnia by yourself

I suffer also time to time from insomnia, and I always treat it with am. ways, and if I am not able to heal it, I call to my energy healer who gives me sleep treatment and balances my pineal gland.

Do you suffer Insomnia or Sleeping Disorders,  how you treat them?

Health, Love & Peace ♡

-Sari

You find me on Instagram @peacefulhealthwarrior, focused more on food.

 

 

Sources: Sleepfoundation.org

Image: lifestyle.one

 

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