Thursday, June 5, 2014


Dictionary Meaning -
(according to Dorland's pocket medical Dictionary)

Inability To Sleep; Abnormal Wakefulness.
Fatal Familial Insomnia - An Inherited Prion Disease Affecting Primarily The Thalamus And Characterized By Progressive Insomnia, Hallucinations, Stupor, And Coma Ending In Death; Autonomic And Motor Disturbances Are Also Present.

Primary Insomnia - A Dyssomnia Characterized By Persistent Difficulty Initiating Or Maintaining Sleep Or By Persistently Non-Restorative Sleep; Not Due To Any Other Condition.

Pathological Point Of View -

Insomnia, Or Sleeplessness, Is A Sleep Disorder In Which There Is An Inability To Fall Asleep Or To Stay Asleep As Long As Desired.

Causes :-

Signs & Symptoms :-

Complications :-

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Common Instruction For A Patient Of Insomnia -
  • Walking Or Exercise In The Evening.
  • Early Dinner And A Glass Of Milk Before Sleeping.
  • Reading Books, Particularly Philosophical Books At Night.
  • Try To Engage The Mind In Some Work, Which Will Be Useful To The Family Or The Society, Or In Some Religious Activity.

 Home Remedies For A Case Of Insomnia -

 Ayurvedic Medicines For Insomnia -

Allopathic Treatment For Insomnia -

  • Sedative Drugs - Should Be Prescribed Only If Necessary.
  • Use Sedatives In Rotation. Do Not Use The Same Sedative For Long Periods.

Some Points To Be Kept In Our Mind While Handling The Case Of Insomnia -
  • As Age Advances, Sleep Becomes Less. And The Old Person, With No Active Work To Do, Feels Restless Without Sleep. This Fact Must Be Understood By The Patient & He/She Should Engage His/Her Mind Somewhere.

 Homoeopathic Treatment For Insomnia -

" One Single Simple Drug Substance In Its Most Suitable Potency, According To Symptom Similarity Based On Totality! "

In Case Of Insomnia, List Of Useful Remedies (According To REPERTORY
by Oscar E. BOERICKE, M.D.) Are As Below-

 INSOMNIA (sleeplessness) -- Absinth., Acon., Agar., Alfal., Alum., Ambra, Am. c., Anac., Ant. c., Apis, Apomorph., Aquil., Arn., Arg. n., Ars., Aur., Avena, Bapt., Bell., But. ac., Cact., Caffeine, Calc. c., Camph., Camph. monobr., Can. ind., Gaul., Cham., Chin. s., Chloral, Chrysanth., Cim., Cinch., Coca., Cocaine, Cocc., Coff., Col., Cyprip., Daphne, Dipod., Gels., Hyos.,Hyosc. hydrobr., Ign., Iod., Kali br., Kali p., Lecith., Lil. t., Lupul., Lyssin, Mag. p., Merc., Nux v., Op., Passifl., Phos., Picr. ac., Puls., Selen., Scutel., Stann., Staph., Sulphon., Sul., Sumb., Stram., Tela ar., Thea, Val., Xanth., Yohimb., Zinc. p., Zinc. v.
Abdominal disturbances -- Ant. t., Cupr. m.
Bones [in] -- Daphne.
Legs [in], yet cannot keep them still -- Med.
Muscles [in], too much exhausted, tired out -- Helon.
Alcoholic, drug, habits -- Ars., Avena, Can. ind., Cim.Gels.Hyos.Nux v., Op., Sec., Stram., Sumb.Anxiety, driving him out of bed, aggravated after midnight -- Ars.
Aortic disease -- Crat.
Arterial pulsations -- Acon., Bell.Cact.Glon., Sec., Selen., Sul., Thea.
Banqueting, late suppers -- Puls.
Bed feels too hard, cannot lie on it -- Arn., Bry., Pyr.Bed feels to hot, unable to lie on it -- Op.
Chest oppression -- Physal.
Chronic nicotinism -- Plant.
Coffee, abuse -- Cham., Nux v.Coldness
Body [of] -- Acon., Ambra, Camph., Carbo v., Cistus, Ver. a.Knees [of] -- Apis, Carbo v.
Cramps -- Argen. mex., Col., Cupr. m.
Delirium (See Mind.) -- Acon., Bell., Cact., Calc. c., Can. ind., Gels., Hyos., Kali br., Phos., Stram., Ver. a.
Dentition (See Teeth.) -- Bell., Bor., Cham., Coff., Cyprip.
Menopause; women with prolapsus uteri or uterine irritation -- Senec.
Mouth and throat sore -- Arum, Merc.
Multiple neuritis -- Con.
Weaning of child -- Bell.

 For Detail Study Of Above Mentioned Individual Remedy From HOMŒOPATHIC MATERIA MEDICA
by William BOERICKE, M.D.:-

Special Thanks To Damini Rathwa & Moriwala Mahera.

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