What is insomnia?
Yuliya Litvak of Art of Natural Beauty by Khrom Aesthetics is an integrative medicine specialist in the Brooklyn, New York area who is pleased to provide a wide range of natural and holistic treatments for patients with a number of medical conditions. Patients who have sleep behavior disorders such as insomnia may find themselves frustrated with their inability to sleep. That can result in daytime fatigue, depression, and the inability to concentrate at work and during the day. With a proper insomnia diagnosis and a discussion of treatment options, patients can work with a professional to find a solution to their sleep issues and find the rest they need!
What is insomnia?
Insomnia is a sleeping disorder that makes it difficult to fall asleep, stay asleep, or both. People with insomnia often feel tired during the day and may have trouble concentrating.
What are the different types of insomnia?
There are two particular kinds of insomnia: primary and secondary insomnia. With primary insomnia, it is not caused by another medical or mental health condition. Secondary insomnia is caused by another condition, such as a cold, anxiety, or depression.
How long might I deal with insomnia?
Insomnia can be either short-term (acute) or long-term (chronic). Acute insomnia typically lasts for less than a month, while chronic insomnia lasts for more than a month and even years.
What are the causes of primary or secondary insomnia?
There are many potential causes of insomnia, including stress, jet lag, and other sleep disorders. Some medications can also cause insomnia.
What are the treatments for insomnia?
There are many different treatment options for insomnia, including lifestyle changes, medication, and therapy. Some people may need to try multiple treatments before finding one that works for them.
How do I get a proper diagnosis and discuss treatment options?
Talk to Yuliya Litvak of Art of Natural Beauty by Khrom Aesthetics if you think you might have insomnia. She can help you find a treatment that works for your unique needs and improves your quality of life. Call 718-521-2912 to request a consultation visit with our Certified Master Herbalist and wellness coach for natural, holistic, and herbal alternatives to traditional medications commonly recommended for insomnia.