Sleep restores energy to the body and provides relaxation particularly to the nervous system. It helps in building and restoring the control of the brain and nervous system over the muscles glands and other body systems. Nidra (Sleep) has its important role in healthy life. The word Nidranasha denotes the phase of devoid of sleep which itself is the main Lakshana of this condition. Ayurveda indicates psychological respite as key along with Vataghna treatment in managing insomnia. Entire management is prescribed in the form of specific procedures, psychiatric treatment, drugs and Diet.
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