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Homeopathic Remedies For Insomnia

Posted Dec 26 2010 7:44pm

Insomnia is a common condition that causes sleeplessness.  Common causes of insomnia are stress and worry, .  Sleeplessness can cause decrease work performance, lethargy and grouchiness.  Diet and lifestyle changes also help relieve insomnia.  Drinking minimal amounts of caffeine and getting plenty of exercise often help get a good nights sleep.  If these did not work for your insomnia, homeopathy may be worth a try.

This alternative type of medicine offers a safe way to get to sleep.  These medicines are not addictive and there are no harmful side effects.  Homeopathy offers a wide range remedies to help with different kinds of insomnia.  Homeopathy is generally individualized according to your symptoms. Different types of insomnia will require a different remedy.  

Insomnia caused by bad dreams which may cause restlessness requires Belladonna or Chamomilla.  These remedies should be tried in a 6C potency.  Sleeplessness caused by frequent disruptions such as babies crying or on call support use the following remedies Cocculus and Nux Vomica .  The potencies of these should be a 6C.  Lack of sleep after an illness is also a common cause of insomnia.  After an illness, it takes the body some time to get back to a normal sleep schedule.  Kali Phosphoricum in a 6X potency will help with this type of insomnia. 

In summary, homeopathy offers a wide variety of remedies to help treat insomnia in a safe and effective way.  If you know some other remedies to help with insomnia, please list them in the comments section.

 

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