Insomnia sleep disorder @ Dr.Garje Ayurved Panchakarma Clinic

Are you under stress? Does your workplace give you stress? Is your child under constant stress and anxiety for his studies? Has the daily routine become a stressful event for you?

On the other hand, chronic insomnia lasts longer. Most cases of chronic insomnia are secondary, meaning they are either symptoms or side effects of some other problems. Certain conditions such as medicines, and sleep disorders can cause secondary insomnia.

Insomnia can be classed as being primary or secondary

  •  Primary insomnia -It’s its own distinct disorder. Factors such as long lasting stress or emotional upset, travelling, work schedules that disrupt sleep routine, may trigger primary insomnia.
  •  Secondary insomnia -Is a side effect of another problem such as emotional, neurological, or other medical and sleep disorders. Certain asthma medicines, such as theophylline, and some allergy medicines can cause insomnia.


  •  Emotional disorders such as depression, anxiety, and stress disorder
  •  Neurological disorders such as Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson’s disease
  •  Arthritis
  •  Use of caffeinated beverages
  •  Smoking
  •  Asthma
  •  Heath failure
  •  Gastro-intestinal disorders, such as heartburn
  •  Menopause and hot flashes
  •  Restless leg syndrome

Ayuveda treatment for Insomnia Balances the Tridoshas and Rasayana

The treatment modalities include Panchakarma, external therapies, internal medications, Activities, Advice of food and life style changes.

  •  PanchakarmaDetoxification therapies – Virechana, Basti, Nasya
  •  External Therapies – Shiro Abhyanga, Shiro Dhara, Shiro Basti, Shiro Pichu, Pada Abhyanga, Abhyanga
  •  Internal medications –Tridosha Balancing herbs and which nourishes the ojas – combimbation of herbs
  •  Activities-Specific asana techniques, Pranayam, meditation
  •  Diet-Tridosha balancing diet ,A cup of warm milk with cardomon, cinnamon is a good bed time drink
  •  Lifestyle-specific to the individual’s constitution, nature of work and geographical conditions