Sleep is a periodic state of rest which influences physical strength, vital functions and mental performance of an individual. The widespread aspects of sleep problem is an emerging public health issue in this modern technology period, globally. Insomnia or sleeplessness can be defined as a condition difficulty falling asleep or maintaining sleep, interrupted sleep, early wakening or waking up from sleep or absolute wakefulness.

The sleep problem have to be accompanied with fatigue, gastrointestinal distress, functional impairment and concurrent organic diseases, now a days. Disturbance of sleep or inability to sleep in uncomfortable
environment or abstaining from sleep causes tiredness or restlessness that could affect physical and mental performance.

Epidemiological studies also demonstrated that interrupted sleep or sleeplessness is associated with daytime-dysfunctions or daytime consequences such as poor performance at work. Sleep dissatisfaction or insomnia is also highly prevalent in middle age group people that may lead to a higher risk of road traffic accidents in India. Dr Saverio Stranges of University of Warwick Medical School added that 5 to 6 percentage of people aged 50 years and above, may be affected by with ongoing worries about sleep in

Research findings suggested that sleeplessness or insomnia becomes a serious problem and its prevalence affects an estimate of 150 million in this modern world. Hohagen, found that a high comorbidity of severe insomnia was found with chronic somatic and psychiatric disorders, especially with depression.

Insomnia or Continuous sleeplessness affects the quality of life, mind concentration, cognitive abilities as well as mood or behavioral changes in human beings. Sleep disorders and associated co-morbidities like depression and anxiety may represent an important factor in these epidemiological trends.

Causes: The Reticular Activating System is an older part of the brain involving sleep, waking, and activation cycles. Many people stick to a sleep schedule, use to sleep and wake up at the same time every day because of living by nature’s rhythm. Among people with healthy circadian rhythm, there is a continuum of chronotypes from people who prefer to sleep and wake early to people who prefer to sleep and wake at late times.

Numerous factors can trigger or initiate or keep up state of sleeplessness or insomnia. Irregular sleep schedule, Social media screening habits, irregular food habits, inadequate rest and faulty lifestyle, late work hours and distressed sleep pattern for prolonged period leads to sleeplessness or insomnia. The stimulating effects of Coffee, Tea and other caffeine-containing beverages can spoil sleep in all age group people. Many Studies supported that larger amounts of stress hormone called cortisol released in the evening befalls in primary insomnia.

Primary insomnia is sleep problem that is not directly associated with other health condition. Insomnia
occur in 65% to 75% of people with depression. Suppressed feelings, conflicting thoughts, Stressful life events like departure of dear, divorce or job loss may interrupt the sleep pattern and cause sleeplessness. This type Insomnia lasts for several nights up to three weeks and sometimes goes away without treatment. In many cases, sleeplessness or insomnia predates psychiatric problems or co-morbid with other diseases or side-effects from medications. Antidepressants and allopathic medications to treat Hypertension, allergy or Parkinson’s disease can also cause insomnia as an after effect. Restless legs syndrome can cause unpleasant sensations in legs and alluring desire to move them, which may trigger disrupted sleep. Severe insomnia can worsen other conditions like cardiac ailments, headache, stroke,
etc. Lower Estrogen-Progesterone levels can cause hot flushes and sleep pattern changes or
insomnia in many postmenopausal women.

Uniqueness of our Treatment
Sleep pills alone seems to be an inadequate treatment strategy in moderate and chronic insomnia. Diagnosis is based on sleep habits and an examination to look for underlying causes. The disturbed Sleep patterns to be assessed with lifestyle changes and to be considered before prescribing medication. Past medical history and a physical examination to be done to eliminate other conditions that could trigger insomnia.

Sleep hygiene is a common term which relate to the promotion of good sleep in regularity for all people is the first line of treatment. Early to bed and early to rise is a golden rule to overcome insomnia. Along with various insomnia treatment measures, efforts made to eliminate stress factors with the help of
Quantum Biofeedback therapy. It is important to note that Quantum therapy provides extensive adaptations of brain coherence, cognition, sleep, energy, and so forth. Followed by acupuncture therapy which influences hormonal sleep-related stimuli that aid to induce sleepiness state. This gives physical and mental relaxation that eventually promotes the quality and period of sleep without pills.

Goodbye to sleepless nights.