Insomnia and disturbed sleep

This might be experienced in a number of ways

Causes

Primary Insomnia
This refers to difficulty getting to, or staying asleep over a period of a month or more where there is no physical or mental explanation.

Secondary Insomnia
Here, insomnia is a result of underlying physical or mental problems

Poor sleep may be symptom of other problems:

Treatment

Do get a diagnosis before pursuing treatment

Nutrition

Herbs

Herbs can provide a safe and gentle solution to insomnia. The sedative herbs described below will help relaxation.

A tea or a tincture to help with insomnia might include Chamomile, valerian, passion flower and lemon balm.

Please Note
Information given here should not replace consultation with you doctor.

See also Trapped Wind - Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Eczema

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page rewritten 7th August 2009