Insomnia Treatment: Can Alpha-stim Help?
Most of us have had sleepless nights. Most of us have had trouble falling asleep. And most of us have woken only to find ourselves unable to get back to sleep. But not all of us have to deal with the debilitating consequences of insomnia which is the most common sleep disorder in the US.
Many sufferers of insomnia suffer in silence. But the good news is they don’t have to! It is a treatable condition and alpha-stim can help.
What are the possible effects of acute or chronic insomnia?
It may come as a surprise to you that 70 million people in the US have sleep disorders, with 30% of adults experiencing short-term insomnia. And, according to the APA (American Psychiatric Association), 10% of the population deal with acute insomnia on a day-to-day basis. And the consequences can be mentally and physically debilitating.
The effects of long-term insomnia can be serious and range from tiredness and irritability to making errors or having accidents at work or at home. Other symptoms include weight gain and obesity which can lead to diabetes, reliance on alcohol or drugs to get you to sleep, and high blood pressure leading to cardiovascular disease. Just as worryingly, it can lead to extreme anxiety and depression.
Insomnia can be caused by many factors, but we want to stop those long-term consequences from happening. Or at least help insomnia sufferers get back to a restful sleep pattern through the use of alpha-stim technology.
Can Alpha-stim treat insomnia?
Yes, it can! Clinical trials show excellent benefits from the use of alpha-stim in the treatment of insomnia. A 2013 blind study show that insomnia sufferers whose sleep was disturbed by pain experienced a significant reduction in interrupted sleep when using alpha-stim devices during an 8-week trial.
In another scientific trial undertaken in 2017, advanced cancer patients reported improved quality of sleep in under 4 weeks through using alpha-stim. And most impressively, a 2013 clinical study of service members suffering from insomnia, return a result of an average of 43 minutes of extra sleep in just 5 days.
With such impressive results, it’s not surprising that alpha-stim is quickly becoming the go-to choice for people dealing with insomnia.
How does Alpha-stim treat insomnia?
When guided by a healthcare practitioner, alpha-stim can act as an effective non-chemical, non-invasive treatment for insomnia.
The alpha-stim device is portable, FDA-cleared, and discrete. It can be used at home or at work and only needs to be used from 20 minutes to 1 hour a day, depending on your needs.
The aid has clips which are attached to the patient’s earlobes and a waveform is sent between the two electrodes. It then gently modulates neurological hyperactivity and over-arousal and agitation in the brainstem in order to restore normal brain function. This encourages the return of restful sleep.
And what’s even better, is that surfers normally experience an improvement in their sleep patterns and a reduction in insomnia-related symptoms within one to two weeks when using an alpha-stim device.
And after years of insomnia, it is such a relief for sufferers to leave the anxiety around sleep behind and feel a sense of peace surround them at bedtime.