Sleep Plays a Vital Role in Life
It pays to invest in a good supportive mattress and pillow that support your spine.
Sleep disorders from chronic insomnia (15%) as well as occasional or transient insomnia (25%) affect upwards of 40% of the adult population.
Non drug therapy including acupuncture is commonly used by patients with insomnia and often achieves better results than Western medications.
A study at Washington U School of Medicine in St. Louis bred insomniac flies. These flies lost their balance, were slower learners, and gained more fat than regular flies. Does that sound just like symptoms in sleep-deprived humans?
How does acupuncture help sleep according to Western medicine? According to an Emory University School of Medicine study, it helps regulate various hormones and neurotransmitters, including melatonin, serotonin, and endorphins–––all things that play major roles in sleep
According to traditional Chinese medicine, it is believed that sleep disturbances can happen when a patient's qi (vital energy) gets blocked. Acupuncture removes these blockages.
Contrary to popular belief, as we age, we really don't need less sleep.
Older adults might sleep less at NIGHT but take more naps during the DAY.
They still need to end up with 7-9 hours of sleep for optimum performance.
If pain is part of what is keeping you awake, Chiropractic adjustments can help.
You don't have to suffer needlessly.
Come in an get a sleep evaluation and a treatment plan.
You'll sleep better for it!