Trouble sleeping? Do hours drift by and you just can’t seem to catch it.
You’ve darkened the room, you’ve tried counting sheep, you’ve exercised, cut out coffee and alcohol and meditated – you’ve tried it all and nothing seems to work.
In fact the more you think about it the less chance you have getting to sleep.
You look enviously at your partner as they sleep soundly.
According to a study from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, about 25 percent of Americans experience acute insomnia each year.
Many turn to pharmaceutical drugs for temporary treatment of their condition. Unfortunately, people who choose drugs to aid sleep each night not only put their body at risk of dangerous side effects, but also choose a path that never truly targets the cause.
The most consistent issue affecting healthy sleep patterns can be traced to the body’s regulation of healthy sleep hormones. Women are twice as likely as men to suffer from sleep problems. Research findings consistently reaffirm that women endure more hormone changes in a typical week than men.
Chiropractic spinal adjustments serve as an example of an overlooked and under used option proven to improve sleep patterns. Studies prove that adjusting the spine successfully changes hormones that aid the sleep cycle.
A research published in 2015 (Journal of Medical Hypotheses 2015 Dec; 85(6):819-24. Measureable changes in the neuro-endocrinal mechanism following spinal manipulation. Kovanur Sampath K, Mani R, Cotter JD, Tumilty S.), linked spinal adjustments to improved neuroendocrine function. This system controls the production and releases of chemicals targeted by sleep drugs to improve sleep.
Chiropractic care is an overlooked and under used option proven to help those who have trouble sleeping.A chiropractic adjustment does not function as a simple treatment or cure for sleep problems or any other diseases or symptoms, Chiropractic seeks to remove interference within the nervous system through specific spinal adjustments.
Many unwanted conditions, like sleeplessness, improve as a result of better nervous system performance.