How to Have Sound Sleep: The Natural Way
Pustak Mahal, 2001 - 133 pages
The book deals with natural & non-conventional management of sleep disorder. At the outset, the author outlines the necessity for sound sleep -- its beneficial, as well as, adverse effects due to loss of sleep. the normal physiology of sleep and the changes that occur in the body during sleep are explained in detail. the author explains in a simple manner which a layman can easily understand. Management of these disorders are highlighted with special reference to changes in lifestyle, environment, exercise, yoga, naturopathy, magneto therapy, acupressure, colour-therapy, music therapy, aromatherapy & Feng Shui. Time-tested home remedies and Ayurvedic treatments are discussed at length. Various sleeping pills, their side effects and conditions where they may be beneficial are critically analyzed. Other dos' and don'ts, modern diagnostics, treatment modalities also form a part of the book. It is a complete self-help guide, for all those people who suffer from sleep disorders.
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Page 7 - Now, blessings light on him that first invented this same sleep ! it covers a man all over, thoughts and all, like a cloak ; it is meat for the hungry, drink for the thirsty, heat for the cold, and cold for the hot.
Page 7 - The normal period of sleep required for a healthy human being is between 7-8 hours a day. God has bestowed night for sleep which is one of the most important necessities of life. There are billions of cells in our body and brain which require rest for relaxation and vitality. These cells, if not given enough rest, will tire themselves out and become less functional, thus creating various other complications. Proper and deep sleep is also essential for rejuvenation of the heart's muscles that tire...