In the accelerated pace of life in the modern city, insomnia is very often. Many patients with a variety of ways without obtaining effective against insomnia. Some people prefer to use drugs for treatment, while others do nothing. In fact, very often, insomnia is caused by psychological factors.
We spend 1 / 3 of our the time in sleeping. A good and sound sleep is a good enjoyment. Sleep quality is directly related to the health and quality of life. Insomnia can cause excessive daytime sleepiness and a lack of energy. It also can make you feel anxious, depressed, or irritable
The cause of Insomnia
Insomnia usually has an underlying cause. The common causes of insomnia include stress caused by work, family life, death or illness, pain from arthritis of other medical conditions , anxiety or depression, medical conditions , medications , caffeine and alcohol, not being active enough during the day, poor sleep habits, shift work, sleep problems such as sleep apnea,
In fact, insomnia is very often caused by psychological factors.
Insomnia is a symptom. In order to have the treatment, the practitioner has to find out what is the cause. He will want to know what your sleep pattern is and how tightly you stick to the same schedule. In most cases, the causes can be quickly diagnosed
For some special cases, your practitioner may refer you to a specialized sleep disorder clinic that offers diagnostic tests for insomnia such as overnight polysomnography.
Most of the patients suffer from the following conditions:
1. Difficulty falling asleep, until the middle of the night.
There is no specific treatment for insomnia in western medicine except the sleeping pills.
Many patients used to take sleeping pills to treat insomnia. Patients
who habitually taking sleeping pills will depend on the medication
and the dosage will increase gradually. Long-term using of sleeping
pills will cause a lot of side effects
The treatment of Western medicine and traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) have different approaches to insomniay.Please click on the left to understand the theory of traditional Chinese medicine treatment of insomnia and methods
How to treat insomnia by your own
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