Insomnia and other sleep disorders is a common malady affecting millions of people. It can take many forms, such as the inability to fall asleep easily; inability to remain asleep; and inability to get back to sleep once awakened.
Like so many conditions, insomnia can have many causes including physical, mental and spiritual. Among the most common are:
- Stress and Anxiety
- Serotinin Deficiency
- Melatonin Deficiency
- Over production of adrenal stress hormones
- Over production of excitatory neurotransmitters
These imbalances can be caused by a combination of:
- Neurological Issues
- Endocrine Issues
- Immunology Issues.
Solutions - Spirit & Mind
Depending on the cause the solutions vary. For some it is a matter of learning how to let go and relax at the end of the day. Allowing oneself to give up control and just fall asleep. For those who are looking for some assistance we recommend our Resources Page. Here we offer a vaiety of aids for Spirit and Mind.
If the issue is emotional stress we recommend The Sedona Method as an overall aid to emotional wellness.
Dr. Forrest also offers individual sessions of the Mind-Release Process to help release unwanted emotional charge from current or past situations. This truly remarkable process has helped many to free themselves from mind created suffering.
Solutions - Nutritional
Many times insomnia and other sleep disorders are related to deficiencies and imbalances in brain neurochemistry. Fortunately there are often solutions to these issues.
The situation usually involves a serotonin deficiency. With this there may also be a melatonin deficiency and sometimes an over stimulation of adrenal stress hormones.
We offer a variety of products to address this situation. We recommend:
Melatonin Nano Plex - Live Source Nanized Melatonin - STAFF FAVORITE
5HTP Supreme from Designs For Health - Raises serotonin levels.
Calm PRT - Highly effective. Helps relax over excited adrenal hormones.
EndoPlus Spray - liposomal oral spray containing theanine and 5-HTP.
Like so many situations you may need to experiment to find just the right solution for yourself.
Not Certain What To Do Next?
If you are uncertain as to which products or programs to use or which tests to take; or, if you would like additional help:
- Contact us with a brief question.
- Arrange a phone consultation with Dr. Forrest.
Call ( 408) 354-4262
5HTP Supreme 60 vcaps | Designs for Health - a higher dose 5HTP product with 100 mg per capsule as well as increasing the Pyridoxal-5-Phosphate (activated B-6) to 20 mg per capsule.*(hide)
5HTP Synergy 90 vcaps | Designs For Health - Naturally restoring serotonin levels may help promote healthy mood levels and may also reduce food cravings.*(hide)
Adrenal Response tabs | Innate Response Formulas - 100% Whole food vitamins and minerals delivered in our proprietary FoodState® food concentrates.*(hide)
Adrenal Response Complete Care 90 tabs | Innate Response Formulas - 100% Whole food vitamins and minerals delivered in our proprietary FoodState food concentrates for Adrenal Support.*(hide)
Best-Rest Formula | Pure Encapsulations - Promotes the onset of sleep as well as sleep quality for individuals who experience occasional sleeplessness.*(hide)
Beta-Alanine SRT 120 tabs | Designs for Health - contains a patented and clinically sustained-released form of the amino acid beta-alanine, which offers nutritional support for athletic performance, preservation of muscle mass, and healthy aging.*(hide)
Comprehensive Melatonin Profile | Genova Diagnostics - This test analyzes 3 saliva samples for the secretion pattern of this important hormone. Melatonin imbalance has been associated with Seasonal Affective Disorder, infertility, sleep disorders, and compromised immune function*(hide)
Consultation with Dr. Forrest - Dr. Forrest, MA, MH, DC, is a licensed chiropractor in California. His is available for in-office visits and informational/educational phone/Skype consultations and Zyto and EVOX Biometric Body Scans. You are welcome to draw on his over 28 years of clinical experience.*(hide)
GUNA-Sleep 30 ml | GUNA Biotherapeutics - GUNA SLEEP is a homeopathic blend of choice herbals and metabolic factors such as melatonin that work on the sleep. *(hide)
H-S-N Complex 360 gm | Designs for Health - powerful blend of nutrients designed to supply the body with specific proteins, vitamins and other substances required to build, maintain, and repair connective tissue*(hide)
iMRS PEMF System - iMRS, Magnetic-Resonance-Stimulation - iMRS - the new benchmark in PEMF (pulsed electromagnetic field) technology for home and professional use. FREE STANDARD US SHIPPING*(hide)
Please call us at 408.354.4262 or E-mail
Inositol | Designs for Health Inositol is one of the most versatile nutrients for promoting brain wellness, a positive and relaxed outlook, and restful sleep.*(hide)
Kavinace | NeuroScience - Has been replaced by
- Features high-dose (400mg) theanine, efficacious amounts of lemon balm and valerian root, and 3mg of melatonin to effectively calm the mind for sleep*
- Decreases cortisol levels by featuring over 10mg of corosolic acid from highly standardized Banaba leaf extract*
- Neo 40 helps improve circulation and the cardiovascular system
- NEO 40 raises Nitric Oxide
- ED is caused by low Nitric Oxide
- Now available in 60 lozenges
- NEW Proessional Strength version available
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