The brain uses a quarter of the body’s entire energy supply, yet only accounts for about two percent of the body’s mass. So how does this unique organ receive and, perhaps more importantly, rid itself of vital nutrients? New research suggests it has to do with sleep. Jeff Iliff, Neuroscientist. Jeff Iliff is a neuroscientist who explores the unique functions of the brain. Full bio. For original link, please click here.
The difficulty or the inability to sleep affects at some point the lives of one-third of the adult population. There are several types of insomnia, short or long term, caused by specific situations or activities, specific events- specific substances such as alcohol, coffee or drugs.
In the event that insomnia is caused by prescription drugs, the patient is recommended to visit their doctor before attempting hypnotheraputic treatment.
Hypnotherapy may be for employed to address changes in habits or behaviors thought to be contributing to the insomnia. These include exercise right before bedtime, long naps during daytime, indulging or excessively consuming substances such as coffee, alcohol or tobacco. Hypnosis can also help clarify, alleviate or solve cases of trauma, anxiety or depression, which may be a consequence of insomnia.