Why Women Have More Sleep Problems and Insomnia Than Men
Women are widely recognized to have significantly higher incidence rates of insomnia and sleep problems than men. In many cases, NUCCA can help mitigate or eliminate these symptoms, allowing the patient to experience significantly more restful sleep. Let’s take a look at how NUCCA care can help combat sleep problems and insomnia for women:
- Reduced Pain Stimulus – NUCCA Corrections can significantly reduce the amount of pain you feel by helping relaxing your muscles and improve posture. When you are in less pain, you are less likely to wake at night every time you toss or turn.
- Hormones Lead to Misalignment – Women have special hormones, such as relaxin, that cause joint instability (it helps during pregnancy and childbirth). These same hormones can lead to women’s spines being even more excessively misaligned then men, which can ultimately cause sleep problems and insomnia. So spinal misalignments in women can have a more dramatic effect on the way their body feels and functions.
- Osteoarthritis and Joint Pain – Women are also recognized to be at significantly higher risk of osteoarthritis and other joint issues than men. These conditions again cause significant pain which may be mitigated through NUCCA, enabling patients to rest better at night.
So while women are uniquely at risk for several extra factors which can contribute to sleep problems and insomnia, treatment options are available. Speak with an NUCCA chiropractor about whether or not, NUCCA may be the right choice for your personal circumstances.
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Dr. Tymothy Flory, Dr. James Weiss and Dr. Jameson Wong of Atlas Spinal Care in Upland, California are Upper Cervical Specialists trained by the National Upper Cervical Chiropractic Association (NUCCA). Their upper cervical clinic also serves Claremont, La Verne, San Dimas, Glendora and surrounding areas. They are uniquely trained to correct problems in the upper cervical spine (upper neck). This vital area is intimately connected to the central nervous system and problems in this area have been shown to be an underlying cause of a variety of different health problems.