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2 Home Remedies For Insomnia

Insomnia is a sleeping disorder that is known for its symptoms of unrest and inability to sleep. This is a sleep disorder, whereby, a person has trouble falling asleep or staying asleep. It makes it tedious to fall asleep, hard to stay asleep, or can even result in a person waking up too early and finding it hard to sleep again. 

The amount of sufficient sleep is dependent on person to person but adults need 8 hours of sleep a night. Insomnia can be long-term or short-term. Insomnia that lasts for days or few weeks and can sometimes be a result of stress or a traumatic event is known as acute insomnia. When insomnia lasts for weeks and months it is chronic insomnia.

There are 2 types of insomnia

Primary Insomnia

This is when the difficulty in sleeping or staying asleep is not a result of any medical condition. Insomnia, in this case, can be a result of stress from monumental life-changing events like death, joblessness, divorce, etc.

Secondary Insomnia

This is when the inability to sleep is a result of an underlying medical condition. For example, arthritis, depression, heartburn, etc.

Here are the 2 home remedies for Insomnia

1.Meditation

This is a process that involves you sitting or lying down comfortably in a secluded or quiet place, taking deep and slow breaths. Also, the observation of your breaths, body, thoughts, feelings, and body sensations. This can help quiet your mind and emotions and ultimately get you to sleep.

2.Get rid of chemicals that interfere with your mind and sleep

It is also important to get rid of any substance or chemical that interferes or disrupts your sleep. Chemicals like caffeine, alcohol, and nicotine.

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