The Cytokine Connection to Sleep
Cytokines are proteins acting as neuro-immune modulators, some which help promote sleep and some that can promote sleep disruption. Specific cytokines stimulated by chronic infection and inflammation, or with persistent stress, lead to sleep disruption and sleep disorders. Long-term lack of sleep increases the risk of many chronic health concerns, which are linked to cytokine imbalance
Botanical therapeutics involves a multifaceted approach focusing on modulating cytokines, neurotransmitters, addressing inflammation, and supporting the immune system, using a combination of anti-inflammatory herbs, nervines, and adaptogenic herbs.
Webinar : The Cytokine Connection to Sleep
Download webinar Recorded March 11, 2014. Presented by Dr. Mary Bove, ND.