Insomnia is a sleep disorder where people have difficulty falling asleep, or staying asleep as long as desired. Insomnia during night is typically followed by day time sleepiness, lack of energy, drowsiness, fatigue, irritability, sulkiness. It can also take a toll on your mental focus which may further impact your daily activities and work commitments. In worse cases it can also lea to depression. Insomnia can be short term, or chronic and long term lasting from a few days to months.
The cases of insomnia are at an all -time high. People due to factors like stress, lifestyle habits an dietary choices are encountering the condition in increasing numbers. If you happen to be suffering from the condition here are some Ayurvedic recommendations which can help you beat insomnia and have sound sleep.
Glass of Warm Milk
Milk is a great sleep supporter. It contains tryptophan, an amino acid which converts into serotonin. Serotonin is known to induce calming effects in the brain. Dr. Vasant Lad in ‘The Complete Book of Ayurvedic Home Remedies’ gives a few handy tips for an enhanced effect. For instance,