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“I can’t fall asleep” ~ “I am awake for hours in the middle of the night” ~ “Do I have Sleep Apnea?”

Sleep problems are a growing concern in our society and sleep problems and their adverse health effects tend to get worse with age. Extensive research into sleep and sleep challenges has revealed a plethora of common poor sleep hygiene habits and activities that when added together can be the cause of sleep challenges. Sleep challenges are not just a nighttime issue.

Chronic or recurrent sleep issues can manifest in many symptoms and effects on the body:

  • Fatigue
  • Weight Gain
  • Muscle Loss
  • Poor Reaction Time
  • Injuries
  • Hormone Level Changes

  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Irritability
  • Poor Productivity & Discission Making
  • Lowered Immune Function

  • Headaches
  • Mood Changes
  • Reduced Sex Drive
  • Depression & Anxiety
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Stroke

  • Heart Attack
  • Diabetes or Insulin Resistance
  • Difficulty Focusing
  • Difficulty Remembering
  • Hypertension


The CDC recommends the following amounts of sleep in every 24-hour period:

Age
Hours of sleep
Age

Hours of sleep

4 – 12 months
12 – 16, including naps
6 – 12 years
9 – 12

1 – 2 years
11 – 14, including naps
13 – 18 years
8 – 10

3 – 5 years
10 – 13, including naps
18 – 60 years
7 or more


This program will make you aware of your poor Sleep Hygiene habits and activities. Together we take the next step, helping you to modify and implement meaningful changes to right combination of your poor sleep triggers. The desired outcome is not only improvements in your the quantity and quality of your sleep, but also reduce significant day time symptoms and health issues that may be affecting your health and in turn your family and relationships.

Smoking is a Social Habit associated with daily activities, a Chemical addiction and Emotional Addiction. We stimulate classic acupuncture points using our Laser System to help reduce the cravings and minimize the addictive effects of smoking. We also address the Social Habit and Emotional Addictions to break the smoker’s patterns.

Dr. Jeff is a Certified Chiropractic Rehabilitation Doctor (C.C.R.D.). We accept insurance approved Motor Vehicle Accident on assignment.
At Active Chiropractic and Wellness Centre, we are able to combine any or all of our unique blend of treatments to achieve the results you deserve so you can return to the activities and lifestyle you desire.

  • Chiropractic Care using a variety or effective techniques
  • Home Care Rehabilitation Exercises
  • Massage Therapy
  • Laser Therapy
  • Custom Foot Orthotics


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