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Hello. I am 22 years old. I have a problem of Insomnia. Please suggest me any Medicine and also provide prescription to buy that. I have been using Zaleplon. Didn't work.

Hello. I am 22 years old. I have a problem of Insomnia. Please suggest me any Medicine and also provide prescription ...
Your problem is insomnia here I m giving some essential educational information and treatment details for insomnia. Insomnia insomnia, also known as sleeplessness, is a sleep disorder where people have trouble sleeping. Insomnia commonly leads to daytime sleepiness, lethargy, and a general feeling of being unwell, both mentally and physically. Mood swings, irritability, and anxiety are common associated symptoms. Causes 1.Disruptions in circadian rhythm - jet lag, job shift changes, high altitudes, environmental noise, extreme heat or cold. 2.Psychological issues - bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety disorders, or psychotic disorders. 3.Medical conditions - chronic pain, chronic fatigue syndrome, congestive heart failure, angina, acid-reflux disease (gerd), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, sleep apnea, parkinson's and alzheimer's diseases, hyperthyroidism, arthritis, brain lesions, tumors, stroke. 4.Hormones - estrogen, hormone shifts during menstruation thyroixine hormone imbalances cortisol hormone imbalances etc 5.Other factors - sleeping next to a snoring partner, parasites, genetic conditions, overactive mind, pregnancy Signs and symptoms 1.Difficulty falling asleep at night. 2.Waking during the night. 3.Waking earlier than desired. 4.Still feeling tired after a night's sleep. 5.Daytime fatigue or sleepiness. 6.Irritability, depression, or anxiety. 7.Poor concentration and focus. 8.Being uncoordinated, an increase in errors or accidents. 9.Tension headaches (feels like a tight band around head). 10. Difficulty socializing. 12. Gastrointestinal symptoms. 13. Worrying about sleeping depression 14. Sleep deprivation Home remedies soak 10 to 15 raisins in warm water for 4 to 5 hours. Consume the raisins along with the water. One teaspoon of ashwagandha choornam or two capsules/tablets with a glass of warm milk can relieve chronic sleeplessness. Massage warm sesame oil on the soles of the feet before bed. Wipe clean after 15 minutes or sleep with your feet covered with a pair of old socks. Intake of milk, buffalo milk, wine, meat soup and yogurt is advised. Foods which pacify vata and pitta should be used. 10 tips to improve sleep 1. Early to bed early to rise should be part of your daily routine. 2. Day time sleeping should be avoided. 3. Hot shower before going to bed can improve the quality of sleep. 4. A light dinner taken 2 to 3 hours before bed time, followed by some walking can result in better sleep. 5. Indulge in lovemaking and other things which are comforting to the mind. 6. Avoid watching television, playing video games and using laptops or mobile devices before going to bed. 7. Do physical exercises regularly in the morning. Avoid these exercises in the evening though. 8. Drink a glass of warm milk. This is an age old remedy for insomnia. 9. Include fruits and vegetables in your daily diet. They promote over all wellbeing and a balance in the doshas. 10. Yoga asanas, pranayama and meditation can be very helpful. Ayurvedic treatment ayurveda recommends the use of oil massage, shirodhara and other purificatory procedures to relieve insomnia. Shirodhara has the ability to relieve chronic insomnia. It is known to increase blood circulation and promote the secretion of serotonin, the happy hormone, which gives good sleep and a calm mind. Ayurvedic herb herbs such as ashwagandha are found highly effective in relieving insomnia. Brahmi or mandukaparni vacha sarpagandha and tagara are popular ayurveda herbs which are recommended for insomnia, depression, anxiety and other related disorders. Ayurvedic medicines 1.Nidra vati 2 tabs at night with milk. 2.Mouktik bramhi vati 2 tab at night with milk. Treatmemt depends upon the underlined cause. I need your detailed history investigations and previous medications treatment details to assess your problems in detail. U consult me for this problems. I wish u happy healthy and prosperous life ahead god bless you.
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All About Jet Lag Disorder!

All About Jet Lag Disorder!

What is Jet lag disorder?

Jet lag, also called jet lag disorder, is a temporary sleep disorder that can affect anyone who quickly travels across multiple time zones. It is a disruption of the internal body clock.

Symptoms of Jet lag disorder-

Causes of Jet lag disorder-

Inability of the body of a traveler to immediately adjust to the time in a different zone

Risk factors of Jet lag disorder-

  • Number of time zones crossed
  • Being a frequent flyer
  • Older adults

Complications of Jet lag disorder-

  • Heart attacks
  • Strokes

Precautions & Prevention of Jet lag disorder-

  • Get plenty of rest before your trip
  • Try to sleep on the plane if it’s nighttime at your destination
  • Drink plenty of water before, during and after your flight to counteract the dehydrating effects of dry cabin air
  • Set your watch to the new time before you leave

Treatment of Jet lag disorder

  • Homeopathic Treatment of Jet lag disorder
  • Acupuncture & Acupressure Treatment of Jet lag disorder
  • Psychotherapy Treatment of Jet lag disorder
  • Conventional / Allopathic Treatment of Jet lag disorder
  • Surgical Treatment of Jet lag disorder
  • Dietary & Herbal Treatment of Jet lag disorder
  • Other Treatment of Jet lag disorder

Homeopathic Treatment of Jet lag disorder-

Homeopathy has rare honor of having safe and natural treatment of jet lag. It settles biological clock, sleep and other body functions. Some of the homeopathic remedies for jet lag are:

  • Arnica
  • Chamomilla
  • Bellis perennis
  • Ipecacuanha
  • Lycopodium

Acupuncture & Acupressure Treatment of Jet lag disorder-

Acupressure points are used to stimulate the nerves corresponding to each period at the new location’s corresponding time. It stimulates the specific horary points on the body which allows the energy to transfer from one meridian to another, thus helping the biological clock update itself in mid-flight.

Psychotherapy and Relaxation Treatment of Jet lag Disorder-

Psychotherapy and relaxation can help in jet lag. They can help in better coping and early relief.

Conventional / Allopathic Treatment of Jet lag disorder-

In allopathic treatment of jet lag Nonbenzodiazepines are used such as zolpidem (Ambien), eszopiclone (Lunesta) and zaleplon (Sonata). Benzodiazepines are also prescribed such as triazolam.

Dietary & Herbal Treatment of Jet lag disorder-

  • Avoid excess alcohol or caffeine
  • Drink plenty of water
  • Eat light meals

Other Treatment of Jet lag disorder-

  • Make an effort to do some walking before your board your flight
  • Do some small stretching and twisting exercises while sitting on your seat
  • Try herbal or aromatic massage


Hey. Since last year I've been suffering from short memory. I've been taking tablets (omega3 and Himalaya mentat) but what is the reason for me having short memory? It is affecting me because I am a student and sometimes I do not have the money to continuously buy tablets! I don't mind buying them but can I at least know the reasons why this is happening?

Hey. Since last year I've been suffering from short memory. I've been taking tablets (omega3 and Himalaya mentat) but...
Age related memory loss As everyone gets older it becomes more difficult to remember things, especially if one is getting over 60 years of age. This is because like other parts of the body, the brain also changes with age. How? Here’s how. Parts of the brain that handle cognitive functions, learning, memory, and planning shrink with age. Neurons (nerve cells) in the brain stop communicating efficiently. This is of course a gradual process. Arteries narrow with age and new blood vessels stop forming, so less blood reaches the brain thus slowing down its activity. Plaques may form that block communication between the neurons. Inflammation in the brain increases. Damage by free radicals increase as the brain ages. However, recent studies have indicated that the aging brain actually improves in certain areas such as vocabulary and other verbal forms. Another interesting finding is that the brain continues to develop new neurons even late in life. So essential communications can still be maintained through these neurons. Mild cognitive impairment Other common causes of memory loss include – Depression: Some people with depression may have slowed down thinking and mental abilities. Other symptoms could be – Low mood most of the time, irritability Insomnia Poor appetite Difficulty with affection Loss of interest in life, poor motivation, sadness, guilt Tiredness Medication: Certain medication too could cause memory loss or forgetfulness. This condition however improves once the medication is stopped. Anti-anxiety drugs – Alprazolam, diazepam, temazepam, chlordiazepoxide, etc. Cholesterol lowering drugs (Statins) – Atorvastatin, lovastatin, fluvastatin, etc. Antiseizure drugs – Acetazolamide, carbamazepine, ezogabine, gabapentin, etc. Antidepressants – Amitriptyline, clomipramine, doxepin, imipramine, etc. Painkillers – Fentanyl, hydrocodone, morphine, oxycodone, etc. Hypertension drugs – Beta blockers such as atenolol, carvedilol, metoprolol, propranolol, etc. Sleeping aids – Eszopiclone, zaleplon, etc. Dopamine agonists to treat Parkinson’s disease, certain pituitary tumors, and sometimes restless legs syndrome. Antihistamines – Brompheniramine, carbinoxamine, chlorpheniramine, clemastine, etc. Incontinence drugs – Oxybutynin (Oxytrol), darifenacin, etc. Medical conditions: Certain medical conditions can directly affect the way brain functions. Some of these conditions are – Stress and anxiety Underactive thyroid, in which the thyroid gland does not produce sufficient hormones Subarachnoid haemorrhage, that is, bleeding in the brain Vitamin B1 or thiamine deficiency Transient global amnesia in which there is a sudden episode of memory loss that cannot be recalled afterwards Brain tumour Alcohol misuse Dementia and the various types of dementia Dementia is perhaps the most severe of the memory problems that affects your daily life. It usually occurs in people who are over 65 years of age. Dementia is actually not a disease but a syndrome that consists of loss of functions involving memory, thinking speed and reasoning. Symptoms of dementia include – Forgetting recent events Difficulty remembering names and places Asking questions repetitively Becoming confused in unfamiliar environments Difficulty planning and organizing Difficulty in verbal skills Changes in personality and mood Depression Dementia can be caused by all the above mentioned causes plus 60 different illness, but the primary and most common cause is the Alzheimer’s disease which account for 50 to 60 percent of dementia cases. I hope this helps.
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