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I am insomniac: what to do?

About 16% of us complain of insomnia * Chronic. Women are more likely than men to suffer. When we know that we spend a third of our lives sleeping, as well as say that sleepless nights are enough to spoil life ... But what to do when you are insomniac and sleep is lacking again and again ?

Having trouble falling asleep, waking up in the middle of the night and not being able to go back to sleep, assaulted by invading thoughts that you can not shake off your mind, spending the night turning around in bed or staring the ceiling ... Being insomniac can be very painful to live on, especially if insomnia is recurrent or even systematic.

In addition to awakening moments difficult to live at night, and that can even cause some stress and anxiety, these sleep disorders also cause drowsiness and fatigue more or less important during the day.

Insomnia is therefore difficult to bear daily and can sometimes even endanger the health of the insomniac person. So what to do to get back to sleep when we lost it? How to sleep well and finish once and for all with the sleepless nights?

Stress, anxiety, physical or intellectual hyperactivity, trauma ... insomnia can have different causes. It is important to identify the origin of sleep disorders so that you can intervene with the most appropriate treatment.

Several methods exist to help an insomniac person to sleep again. Beside traditional treatments, homeopathy offers softer solutions to treat this disorder. Cognitive and behavioral therapies also help to restore sleep of better quality.

You are insomniac and finally want to know what to do against insomnia that spoils your life, or rather: nights? Discover in this article the possible causes of insomnia and the different ways in which they can be treated.

Read the moving testimony of Sophie, insomniac for 20 years, as well as the advice of Professor Joel Paquereau, sleep specialist.

* 15-85 years old (men + women)

If you want to react, bring your testimony or ask a question? See you in our Sleep and Fatigue FORUM .

Author: Sylvie Charbonnier.
Expert Consultants: Professor Joel Paquereau, Professor of Neurophysiology, Sleep Center, University Hospital of Poitiers. And Dr. Isabelle Autonne, homeopath (for home solutions).

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