Sleep, sleep, wonderful sleep

Want to sleep better? The latest study by Oxford suggests that higher levels of omega-3 DHA from algae and fish oils/seafood are associated with better sleep. Using 600 mg of DHA supplements for 16 weeks, the double-blind, placebo controlled study found that study subjects on DHA got 58 minutes more sleep and had 7 fewer waking incidents per night compared to the placebo group. The study concluded that higher blood levels of omega-3 DHA are significantly associated with better sleep, leading to less bedtime resistance, parasomnias and total sleep disturbances. They also found that higher ratios of omega 3 to omega 6 were also associated with fewer sleep problems. Lower ratios of omega 3 to 6 are also directly linked to lower levels of melatonin – the sleep hormone in the brain.

If you can't sleep at night, there is always a reason and a cause.

If you can’t sleep at night, there is always a reason and a cause.

About Craig Stellpflug NDC

Craig Stellpflug is a NeuroDevelopment Consultant and a Certified Nutritional Consultant. Craig is a cancer nutritionist and child brain disorder specialist at Healing Pathways Medical Clinic in Scottsdale Arizona.
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