Difficulties initiating sleep, difficulties maintaining sleep, and early morning awakening are a few of the many characteristics of insomnia. An average adult needs approximately 7 to 9 hours of sleep. This has interfered by environmental, behavioral, social, and other causes. A new rising trend of sleep disorders is eliciting the development of innovative therapies, medications, and devices in the market, perhaps these tranquilizers and sedatives have worse effects on CNS, so here’s a try to grab attention towards management of insomnia according to Ayurveda. Ayurvedic classics have considered Insomnia as ‘Vataja Nanatmaja Vikara’ and not a separate disease. This review elaborates general description of the lifestyle disorder insomnia, and general principles of treatment and management according to various Ayurvedic texts.
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