There’s nothing like a good night’s sleep. When we sleep, our body rejuvenates itself; muscles repair, the brain consolidates memories, hormones that regulate growth and appetite are released, and our energy is restored. When we don’t get sufficient sleep, we are more likely to make mistakes, get into accidents, and overeat. Those who are sleep-deprived also have an increased risk for heart disease, stroke, even diabetes. So how can you get a good night’s sleep? If you’re thinking of using a sleep aid, stop right there: I can get to the bottom of your insomnia without the use of prescriptions or over-the-counter pills. Continue reading to find out more.
Step Away From the Pill
Most often, insomnia is a symptom of another problem: hormonal imbalances, thyroid conditions, undiagnosed allergies, and vitamin deficiencies, just to name a few. Taking a sleeping pill may provide relief for a night or two, but in the long run, pills are a temporary fix that simply fill your body with toxins.
Try This Instead
Instead of treating the symptoms, why not get to the bottom of what’s causing your insomnia? If you haven’t talked to me about your inability to sleep, let’s start talking now. We can perform a number of tests to find out what your body is missing (or has too much of) and correct it naturally, not with a sleep aid.
Don’t tolerate insomnia! Think of all of the reasons your body needs sleep, then contact my office to schedule an appointment. The overall health of your body relies on a good night’s sleep; let me help you get the rest you need and deserve.