and Sleep Disorders
Chronic sleep problems can seriously disrupt a person's life, taking
a heavy toll in both in personal and professional relationships.
And although sleep disorders can be debilitating in and of themselves--over
time they can spur additional health problems by weakening the immune
system and decreasing natural resistance to infection, depression,
cell breakdown, and disease.
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National Institute on Aging has estimated that over 80% of the
aged population experience some type of sleep problem at one
time or another--with insomnia regularly striking one-fourth
of this population.1
insomnia, sleep disorders can also take specific forms such as
late-phase sleep syndrome, restless legs syndrome, and jet lag.
Disorders and Melatonin: Melatonin is known
as the body's "biological clock," for its crucial
role in shaping our physiological responses to the 24-hour
Disorders and Adrenal Hormones: High levels
of cortisol are associated with stress, restlessness, and
the inability to sleep deeply throughout the night.
Disorders and Amino Acids: The right balance
of amino acids can improve the quality of sleep and decrease
the time it takes to fallasleep at night.
1 Foley DJ, Monjan AA, Brown SL, Simonsick EM, Wallace RB, Blazer
DG. Sleep complaints among elderly persons: an epidemiologic
study of three communities. Sleep 1995;18(6):425-32.
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if given the proper nutrients.
The information herein is not intended as diagnosis,
treatment or a cure. Should you have a medical condition
please seek the advice of your medical doctor.