Insomnia is the inability to fall asleep or maintain sleep. It can be very frustrating and puts a lot of stress on the affected person making their lives very stressful and uncomfortable. Insomnia may have many causes such as stress, anxiety, pain, and the use of stimulants such as caffeine and vitamin deficiencies.
Hormonal imbalances, such as those experienced in menopause can also cause insomnia. This is due to the change in levels of both oestrogen and progesterone which, can be maintained with adequate hormone replacement therapy.
Some compounded therapies available for insomnia include: