Insomnia

Sleep gives our bodies the opportunity to repair themselves and our minds a chance to rest. Without enough sleep, we feel irritable and inefficient, and we are less able to concentrate on our daily tasks. Each individual needs a different amount of sleep, but most people do best with 8-9 hours per night. The amount of sleep we need to revitalize and function efficiently during the day also changes as we grow older. Young babies sleep for up to 18 hours each day, but as we age the amount of time sleeping usually ends up at a 7 hour per night average. We also tend to wake more during the night as we age and take longer to get to sleep in the first place.

These are normal sleep patterns that alter as we progress through life. Insomniacs, on the other hand, have regular difficulty in falling asleep, wake frequently and are restless throughout the night, and often wake early only to feel tired during the day. The effects of a few broken nights are not serious but, for insomniacs, sleeplessness can last years. They frequently find themselves in the relentless, vicious circle of overtiredness and worrying so much about the need for sleep that they cannot relax.

At Lifeworks we have seen hundreds of Tampa Bay residents with sleep problems and have successfully handled the condition in nearly all of them. We can help you get to sleep and get a good night’s rest.

For more information please call our Clearwater clinic at 727 466 6789.

 

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Kinesiology

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Hormone Tests

At LifeWorks Wellness Center we offer a number of tests which provide your healthcare practitioner with a full analysis of your hormone levels. Flexitest A saliva test that allows us to customize your specific hormonal testing. It includes a complete adrenal (cortisol and DHEA) profile with the hormone evaluation. The Estronex 2/16 Test The Estronex...

Laboratory Tests

At LifeWorks, the key is diagnosis. And the key to fast and effective diagnosis is our sophisticated battery of tests. The results of these tests give our practitioners exactly what they need to get the message your body would really like to send, if only it could. With these lab tests, we can usually see...

 

Dr. David Minkoff, M.D.
Founder and Medical Director
In 1995, Dr. Minkoff's wife became ill and her physicians couldn't find what was wrong. Not accepting their "no hope" conclusion, Dr. Minkoff went on a search to help her which led him out of emergency medicine into complementary and alternative medicine to find the answers. In the process he gained expertise in Biological medicine, heavy metal detoxification, anti-aging medicine, hormone replacement therapy, functional medicine, energy medicine, neural and prolotherapy, homeopathy and optimum nutrition. He studied under the masters in each of these disciplines until he became an expert in his own right. The answers he found were soon in demand when others learned of his wife’s return to good health. In response to this, he and his wife, Sue Minkoff RN established Lifeworks Wellness Center in 1997 and it quickly became one of the most comprehensive complementary and alternative medicine clinics in the U.S.

       *Disclaimer: Individual patient results may vary based on a patient's medical history and other factors.

 

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