CAM Self-Care Products

There is a myriad of self-help products. Along with stress comes poor sleep, sore muscles, Complimenting therapies to getting a restful night's sleep, include setting up a calming environment, dialing down blue light from computer screens and phones, counter acting seasonal sadness,  and treating muscular tension with some of the recommended products below.

Blue/SAD Light uses

Light therapy is a way to treat seasonal affective disorder (SAD) and certain other conditions by exposure to artificial light. SAD is a type of depression that occurs at a certain time each year, usually in the fall or winter. During light therapy, you sit or work near a device called a light therapy box.


Muscular Tension Device uses

This cordless massage device helps increase circulation and speed up tissue recovery. It has several different speeds and tips that can target key areas of discomfort.  The device has a Percussion Massage action and uses Quiet Technology. This device is useful for relieving muscle soreness and tension.


Electrical stimulation device uses

Electric muscle stimulation (EMS) helps relieve muscle aches and tension. It also improves circulation thereby reducing swelling. Alternating currents bring positive or negative electrical conduction into the area of injury increasing blood flow and cellular healing.

Sound Machine Uses

The amount of sleep obtained nightly is linked to long life. A study published in March 2017 in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience found that pink noise helped older adults get deeper sleep (and improve memory). Research supports the idea that some background sound assists  people to tune out sleep-disrupting sounds. Pink noise is believed to slows down brain waves, ensuring a steadier, longer period of uninterrupted sleep. Pink noise also helps increase daytime productivity and concentration in the workplace.

Diffuser

a diffuser is used to fill the air in a room with tiny, breathable particles of beneficial essential oils—giving the room a calmer, more pleasant-smelling ambience. Aromatherapists report some benefits of diffusing essentials include boosting the immune system and cognitive function, balancing mood, assisting with clearer decision making, and increasing sex drive.

Essential Oils

Essential oils can promoting personal wellbeing. But fully understanding key concepts of essential oil use is necessary. Safe and appropriate use of essential oils can be highly beneficial. They are designed for external use and can be placed in a diffuser or blended with a carrier oil and applied to skin.