Insomnia is a common health issue, and millions of people face difficulties when trying to fall asleep and get the rest their body craves for.
According to the National Sleep Foundation insomnia can be caused by psychiatric and medical conditions, unhealthy sleep habits, specific substances, and/or certain biological factors. Recently, researchers have begun to think about insomnia as a problem of your brain being unable to stop being awake (your brain has a sleep cycle and a wake cycle—when one is turned on the other is turned off—insomnia can be a problem with either part of this cycle: too much wake drive or too little sleep drive).
Due to insomnia, it is estimated that as much as $63 billion are lost in terms of in work performance annually.
Most insomnia patients use prescription medications…