Yes! Insomnia is defined as the inability to fall asleep, stay asleep, and/or waking up early in the morning. It can lead to fatigue, lack of concentration, irritability, anxiety, learning disabilities, and depression.
There are many possible causes of insomnia:
- Stress, Anxiety, Depression
- Hormone imbalances: menopause, pregnancy
- Shift work
- Chronic pain
- Sleep apnea
- Restless leg syndrome
- Poor sleep hygiene
Natural Treatments for Insomnia:
Naturopathic doctors are highly trained to identify the possible factors contributing to insomnia, and once the cause or causes are identified, a safe and effective individualized treatment plan will be given. This may include stress management techniques, correcting hormone imbalances, acupuncture, dietary and lifestyle recommendations, botanicals to help balance the sleep-wake cycle and relax the mind and Healthy Body.