By: Gleason Center Editors, Dr. Daniel Gleason DC
Ten to fifteen percent of Americans suffer from chronic insomnia. Do you? Most of us experience an occasional sleepless night, but prolonged bouts of insomnia can lead to decreased mental function, frazzled nerves, and lowered immunity. The good news is that you don't have to pop a pill or count sheep. Follow these simple steps to get more Zs:
In addition, if your insomnia is caused or made worse by aches and pains at night, it may be time for a new mattress and/or pillow-and a visit to your doctor of chiropractic. Your sleeping surface should support the entire body- including the spine, neck, head, and limbs- evenly, with no gaps. For recommendations tailored to your specific needs, we'd love to talk with you. Chiropractic care can help promote better sleep by correcting imbalances and tension in the body, so that you can relax completely.
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