Treatment of insomnia: an alternative approach.

  title={Treatment of insomnia: an alternative approach.},
  author={Anoja S Attele and Jing-tian Xie and Chun Su Yuan},
  journal={Alternative medicine review : a journal of clinical therapeutic},
  volume={5 3},
Insomnia is the most common sleep disorder, and is often associated with significant medical, psychological, and social disturbances. Conventional medical treatment for insomnia includes psychological and pharmacological approaches; however, long-term use of frequently prescribed medications can lead to habituation and problematic withdrawal symptoms. Therefore, herbal and other natural sleep aids are gaining popularity, as herbs commonly used for their sedative-hypnotic effects do not have the… CONTINUE READING

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