Sleep & Stress Test
Insomnia is a comparatively common sleeping disorder, affecting about one-third of the adult population in worldwide. Insomnia is more common in women, but quality of sleep often decreases equally in both women and men as we age. There are a variety of factors that can cause insomnia: stress, anxiety, extreme temperature fluctuations, environmental noise or changes, medication side effects, hormones, or disruption to the regular sleep pattern. Depression, chronic pain, a variety of health issues and sleep apnea can also contribute to insomnia. Lifestyle can also affect insomnia: studies have shown that consuming alcohol or caffeine and smoking cigarettes before bedtime interrupts sleep.
What is a Sleep & Stress Test?
More and more people are suffering from insomnia and sleeping problems. Many people, however, do not realize that quality of sleep is greatly affected by diet and hormonal levels.
To avoid developing any illnesses or diseases associated with sleeping problems, it is best to test your hormone levels to provide further information to a nutritionist that can give a personalized diet recommendation to enhance your quality of sleep.
A Sleep & Stress test helps determine your hormone levels in order to gather better information and get a better quality of sleep. Cortisol, Cortisone and Melatonin are hormones that will be tested in this process.
Who should take a Sleep & Stress Test?
To optimize health and regulate hormone levels, everyone is recommended to take a Sleep Balance test. However, people who suffer from chronic or acute insomnia, fitful sleepers and people who would like to get better sleep quality are urged to take the test.
Why should I take a Sleep & Stress Test?
A Sleep & Stress test helps reveal how hormone levels and balances can affect your quality of sleep. Most people overlook the importance of good quality sleep, mainly because they are unaware that lack of sleep can cause:
- Neurotransmitter imbalance that can lead to recurring sleeping problems
- Excess sugar and snack cravings
- Increased risks of metabolic syndrome
- Poor skin health