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Sleep Matters

Getting a full night’s sleep is imperative for optimal health. Stress, in many forms is the largest contributor to poor quality sleep. Stress can be from emotional, physical or chemical sources. Emotional stressors come from changes in our work or home life among other issues, while physical stress comes from pain, physical activity and repetitive motions like sitting at a computer all day using a mouse or staring at the screen all day. Chemical stressors such as Glycophosphate in pesticides in our food or on our lawns, caffeine, food preservatives, fragrances, laundry detergent and cleaning products in the home are very common.
Jayne M came into the office complaining of restless sleep. She can get to sleep but each night she awakes at 2 a.m. and can’t fall back to sleep until 4 a.m. She is fatigued, complaining of brain fog, and states she is irritable due to the lack of sleep. She has tried melatonin and other over the counter sleep aides but she doesn’t like the way they make her feel.
After a consultation and evaluation it was determined that Jayne M was dealing with chemical stressors that included her laundry detergent which contains harsh chemicals, eating non organic fresh produce which contains pesticides, store bought prepared meals loaded with preservatives and every night snacks on M&M’s which have food dyes which are neuro toxins that irritate the brain and nervous system .Jayne was put on a chemical detox program to help her liver rid the body of these stressors and within 3 weeks she was sleeping through the night.
If you are experiencing issues sleeping through the night CALL THE HOLISTIC CENTER AT BRISTOL SQUARE (508)660-2722 and schedule an appointment with Dr. Rochelle Bien or Dr. Michael Goldstein today.