Defeat Insomnia

Defeat Insomnia

A complete Natural Healthcare Guide to Insomnia and other Sleep Disorders,

Having trouble sleeping? Defeat Insomnia, A complete Natural Healthcare Guide to Insomnia and other Sleep Disorders, is one book that is sure to put you to sleep.

Insomnia is a major public health problem that is largely undiagnosed. Left unchecked, the consequences can be dire. Studies show that insomniacs are more than twice as likely to experience congestive heart failure than those who sleep well and five times more likely to suffer from anxiety or depression. (Anxiety also causes sleeplessness.) Insomnia may also be a risk factor in numerous psychological disorders.

As such natural therapist Monica Jane Shalit, and health journalist and author, Jeanette Leigh, have created an outstanding resource for both the general public and health professionals.

The book is only $20.45 AUD and includes free shipping!

Defeat Insomnia offers timely advice on preventing and overcoming the myriad of sleep challenges without a single sleeping pill passing your lips.

Many believe that insomnia means complete sleeplessness, where a person lies awake all night unable to relinquish consciousness. That’s true in extreme cases but insomnia comes in a variety of guises. If your bladder acts like an alarm clock several times during the wee small hours, and your legs tango while your head tries to waltz into the land of nod, then you are sleep deprived.

A staggering 70 million Americans alone suffer from sleep disorders and many millions more in the western world are snoring, wriggling and ruminating the night away.

The sleeping brain regulates all of our bodily functions including gastrointestinal, cardiovascular and immune systems. It also processes information and knowledge. This allows us to operate efficiently physically, mentally and emotionally throughout the day. So for the sake of your health it’s best not to miss out.

The beauty of Defeat Insomnia is that it is comprehensive. It explains why we develop sleep issues, the many conditions that comprise insomnia, the sleep cycle, and the plethora of vital restorative tasks that our body executes during slumber. There’s even a practical sleep quiz.

Monica and Jeanette are dedicated to a holistic medicine approach so Defeat Insomnia provides remedies and advice regarding the best therapies to seek; from naturopathy, Chinese medicine and Ayurveda, to flower essences, bath therapies and relaxation techniques. There are even delicious sleep enhancing recipes. Defeat Insomnia is a must-have reference.


“Defeat Insomnia analyses the implications of insomnia and approaches the challenges through dealing with the root causes. The authors clear up misconceptions associated with insomnia and provide a reassuring, easy to read, comprehensive look at sleep disorders. I will happily recommend this book to patients who want to help themselves.' Dr Daisy Katarmal, BHMS, Counseling and Family Therapy.

Dr Khurshid Alam, Associate Professor, University of Delhi and President of the Clinical Association of Psychologists, (New Delhi) says, “Defeat Insomnia addresses the serious global problem of insomnia from a holistic perspective. This excellent book suggests a large variety of natural therapies that can be effective for the multitude of sleep disorders that come under the banner of insomnia. I believe Defeat Insomnia is a landmark book on the topic.”

About the Authors

Monica Jane Shalit, Natural Health Therapist, Author and Educator

Both in her daily life and natural therapy practice, Monica Jane Shalit embraces a mind, body, spirit philosophy. She educates people about the importance of creating a harmonious and healthy life, which includes the role of our spiritual journey and integrating with nature. Monica uses many modalities to help patients achieve healthy outcomes. It has been her privilege to travel the world teaching, connecting and sharing with people from all cultures. She has also been a sought after public speaker and educator on radio for 30 years. Defeat Insomnia is Monica’s second book.

Other publications ‘DVT, Deep Vein Thrombosis, The Condition You Don’t Have to Have’ (Pennon Publishing, 2002) Co-author Jeanette Leigh.

Jeanette Leigh, Author, Journalist, Blogger

Jeanette Leigh has devoted more than 25 years to researching and writing about health and is a passionate believer in the effectiveness of a holistic approach. The power of her stories in her five health books, newspaper articles and website,, have impacted the lives of people around the world. People are inspired by the array of possibilities available to help themselves and their loved ones. Jeanette says it is a joy to be able to help people in this way and she has seen people with aggressive disease turn their lives and health around by adopting approaches and practitioners that she has recommended.

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  • Journalist – The Age newspaper, Herald Sun newspaper, various magazines
  • Author – 5 books
  • Screenwriter - stay tuned!
  • Entrepreneur – Health forums
  • Slightly nutty – This is good because nuts are good for you
  • Long-term consumer - Natural health services
  • Advocate - For choice in health services
  • Mother – Wonderful grown daughter
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