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Ancient Remedies of Chinese Medicine and from the Celts Support Relaxation and Healthy Sleep

In addition to popular botanicals and botanically-derived substances like ashwagandha and L-theanine, many other natural agents that support relaxation and healthy sleep also exist. As practitioners, the more tools we can have in our toolkit the better, as almost daily we encounter someone who has “tried everything,” reacts paradoxically, or has allergies or other reasons for avoidance of many of well-thought out and studied things we might suggest. A combination

Brief Cognitive Behavioral Treatment for Insomnia Cuts Costs

With as few as three cognitive therapy treatments, patients can see significant improvement in sleep and reduced medical costs. This study shows how addressing sleep disorders can reduce health-care costs and improve patient outcomes for overall wellness. This research is the first to outline how brief treatments with cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia (CBTI) can decrease health care utilization (HCU) costs. The study results appeared in the Journal of Clinical

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Sleep Apnea & Drug-Resistant Hypertension

Response rates to drugs for hypertension are at best 50-50. The reasons are vast including non-compliance, obesity, kidney disease and sleep apnea, A meta-analysis conducted by an international team of sleep and respiratory researchers suggests that untreated sleep apnea may be a major factor in why medications appear to be less effective in reducing high blood pressure in some people. Published in J. Hypertension, Vol. 32, No. 12. Further, the

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Brief Cognitive Behavioral Treatment for Insomnia Cuts Costs

With as few as three cognitive therapy treatments, patients can see significant improvement in sleep and reduced medical costs. This study shows how addressing sleep disorders can reduce health-care costs and improve patient outcomes for overall wellness. This research is the first to outline how brief treatments with cognitive behavioral

Sleep Apnea & Drug-Resistant Hypertension

Response rates to drugs for hypertension are at best 50-50. The reasons are vast including non-compliance, obesity, kidney disease and sleep apnea, A meta-analysis conducted by an international team of sleep and respiratory researchers suggests that untreated sleep apnea may be a major factor in why medications appear to be