Reset Your Nervous System While You Sleep
Reiki does MORE for you than you may realize!!
New discoveries from the Cleveland Clinic are suggesting that Melatonin, a hormone that regulates sleep, blocks the virus. Produced by the brain’s pineal gland, Melatonin induces sleep. But it also plays an important role in calibrating your immune system. Melatonin works to maintain a balance of our self-protective responses. What scientists are now discovering is that melatonin may hold the answer to preventing people from developing COVID-19 or may prevent a mild case from turning into a serious life-threatening case.
Sleep is essential for our health. Doctors have always recommended 7-8 hours of good sleep for your health. The body resets your nervous system while you sleep. Currently, there are 8 clinical trials ongoing around the world to study the effects of Melatonin in treating COVID-19.
“Sleep is important for effective immune function and it also helps regulate metabolism”Michelle Miller
“Sleep is important for effective immune function and it also helps regulate metabolism”, says U.K. Michelle Miller, a sleep-medicine professor at the University of Warwick. In addition to receiving several experimental antibiotic combinations, President Trump was given Melatonin for treatment of COVID-19 at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center last October.
Sleep is Essential for Your Brain!
Sleep has an important function for maintaining proper channels of cellular communication in the brain and body. It acts to preserve balance and prevent inflammation by removing waste products that have accumulated during the day from your exposure to stress. During the initial stages of the virus, people feel extremely tired. The body is telling you to sleep. But as the infection continues, people find they cannot sleep because of the disruptions occuring in the brain from the virus. COVID-19 research at both Johns Hopkins University and in the U.K. show that the virus has the ability to alter our sleep patterns. It is being called “COVID-somnia”.
What can Reiki do?
Reiki can help you maintain harmony and balance of your nervous system and brain enabling you to maintain good sleep patterns to maximize your natural immunity and health. Reiki is known to facilitate a deep relaxation response. This response activates the body’s parasympathetic nervous system for restoration and healing of hormonal regulation, digestion and natural circadian sleep cycle rhythms. Reiki clients who have experienced bouts of insomnia all comment on the benefits of Reiki to help them return to getting a good night’s sleep.
Reiki restores harmony for your physical, mental and emotional health
As a complementary therapy for stress relief, Reiki naturally aids the body in healing both mental health issues and inflammatory processes associated with some virus symptoms including neurological and autoimmune responses. The lack of structure caused by the pandemic has caused many people to experience anxiety or depression. Alcohol abuse is on the rise. Disruptions in sleep may be at the core of these mental health issues which makes insomnia worse. Utilizing Reiki as a daily household remedy you can easily offset sleep disruptions and optimize your immune system against any health crisis.
Consider adding other common sense habits that will also help to improve your sleep. These include waking up and going to bed at the same time, take scheduled walks, get plenty of sunshine, exercise regularly, reduce your exposure to blue light from computers or phones at least 1 hour before bed, take a warm salt bath at night, reduce sugar and caffeine intake and stay connected with friends and family in a safe and appropriate manner. Routines are comforting, grounding and instill calm.
Make a commitment this year to include Reiki as part of your daily routine with its many benefits to help you maximize your immunity and get a good night’s sleep.