Insomnia

Denoting a complete lack of sleep, it has assumed alarming proportions among the upper classes in the present times. With sleep disturbances affecting the work of glands secreting hormones, there has been manifold rise in ailments as heart diseases & high blood pressure.

Symptoms

  • Sleeplessness
  • Memory lapses
  • Lack of concentration
  • Loss of co-ordination
  • Confusion

Root Causes

  • Aggravation of vata & pitta
  • Mental tension
  • Suppressed feelings & acute bitterness
  • Constipation
  • Dyspepsia
  • Excessive intake of tea & coffee
  • Environment Factors-excessive cold, heat or change of environment

Healing Options

Herbs
Ayurvedic Supplements
              Nightzz
              Stress Guard
              Brahmi Bati
              Ashwagandharistha
Diet
  • Go for a low-salt diet
  • Avoid white-flour foods, sugar, tea, coffee,
    chocolate, cola drinks: alcohol, fatty foods,
    fried foods
  • Take the following diet
    Vitamin B1: Whole grain, cereals, pulses and nuts
    Vegetables: Lettuce, Bottle Gourd
    Dairy: Milk, Curd, clarified butter
    Seeds: Aniseed
Lifestyle
  • Exercise daily, must walk atleast 1 mile a day
  • Enjoy a stress-free life
  • Cultivate a creative hobby
  • Avoid meeting impossible targets
  • Meditate
Yoga
  • Cobra (Bhujangasana)
  • Corpse pose(Shavasan)
Ayurvedic Massage