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Difficulty in sleeping due to stress, want to use homeopathic medicines for sound sleep. Advice?

Hi There, I am new user of this site. I hope and pray that I will get good answer. Which homeopathic can be good for sleep one of my friend he lost his sleep due to that he is very stressed and consistently talking now. Some one said to me Passiflora Q and Anakalerium may help. Can I have your input please Thanks you Ahmed
Mon, 17 Dec 2012
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Before you start yourself on medication, you should try all the sleep hygiene measures. Take a warm bath at night, regularize your sleeping timings.Firstly stop all tea/coffee/alcohol/chocolates/colas as all of them contain caffeine. Next you should start with daily exercise for 45 min to 1 hr. Use your bed exclusively for sleeping and keep your bedroom lit dim. Dont try too hard to go to sleep. If you are not getting sleep, sit up, do some reading and again go to the bed when you feel drowsy. If the problem still persists, please visit some other psychiatrist who can help you.
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