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Why medicating is a temporary fix for poor sleep and how CES can help me sleep better

Have you already tried many of the standard pharmaceutical methods known to western medicine to re-establish normal sleeping patterns without success?


Have you found yourself asking:

  • How come my medications no longer help me sleep, or help me go to sleep?
  • What can I use to help me get to sleep without the danger of serious side effects?
  • What can I use besides drugs to help me sleep better? (The Big Question)

If so you are not alone: Pharmaceutical drugs do not treat the causes of poor sleep, only the symptoms. Often making the initial causes worsen over time.

The reasons this occurs are simple, and can be debilitating

Falling out of a healthy sleep pattern happens slowly. The brain works from habit, striving to maintain that which would be considered “the neuro-chemical norm” for us as individuals. Maintaining a healthy balance for our overall well being is the brains number one assignment. It takes time for the brain to form new habits. Adding pharmaceuticals to the mix begins creating a new habit for the brain. The brain will cease to make the natural chemistry that is being replaced by that of the drugs. Read Report

Over time the brain becomes accustom to not making or even calling out for the making of the “replaced” neuro-chemicals. Leaving an individual depleted of that which would be normal for the brain to manufacture, and reliant on the drugs being ingested. Having this “new habit” fully in place things begin to deteriorate further as one develops a higher tolerance for the medications. Requiring a higher dose with continued use, eventually the dosage needed for the desired effect will exceed what is considered safe for ingestion. At which point continual use no longer has positive effect.

HENCE: My medications no longer help me sleep, or even help me go to sleep
Remember “The Big Question”?
What Can I Use Besides Drugs To Help Me Sleep Better?

The Answer: Cranial Electro Therapy Stimulation (CES) Treats the Causes of Poor Sleep Rather than the Symptoms!!

  • CES uses the natural processes of the brain to reset an individual’s sleep clock (link to ces and insomnia page under cesultra tab)
  • There are no known serious side effects from the use of CES.
  • CES re-adjusts the natural neuro-chemical output of the brain without the addition of outside harmful chemicals.
  • CES relieves the stress caused by sleep disorders, anxiety, and depression.

CES has been available for clinical use since the 1950’s and was invented in Russia. Originally CES was referred to as “electrosleep”.

CES uses a gentle electrical impulse applied to the ear lobes which is anatomically transferred to the brain. The tendency is for the frequency to cause the brain to release the neuro-chemistry needed for healthy sleep. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration allows the medical claims of “insomnia, anxiety, and depression” for CES use. Anxiety and depression are two common triggers of insomnia or sleep problems in general. Depression and anxiety will begin to cause sleep problems in people who haven’t previously experienced difficulties with sleep. A vicious cycle will often begin to take place in individuals whereby: the more anxious a person becomes the more they suffer from sleep disorders; the more one suffers from sleep disorder the more anxious one becomes, and on and on. The same is true of those who suffer from depression.

By using the natural processes of the brain to reset levels of normal neuro-chemicals in the brain CES causes a “new and healthy habit” for the brain to fall back into. In general end users report a substantial decline in sleep problems within 2 weeks of daily use. Read CES Experience.

Take Control: Reset Your Sleep Clock With The CES Ultra

Portable Affordable, and Easy To Use

  • Hand held unit designed to be used at home.
  • Use while reading, watching television or, just relaxing at your computer
  • A fraction of the cost of Doctors visits and prescription drugs ($349.00 U.S.D)
  • The human system was not designed to deal with the daily stresses of our modern existence. 10,000 years ago our toughest decisions were along the lines of: Do I want to eat nuts or berries for lunch, and should I take a nap now or later. The daily demands that we put on our selves have changed far faster than what the normal course of evolution has been able to keep up with. It is no wonder that we find ourselves felling stressed out and overloaded as often as we do. The CES Ultra is a safe, natural and convenient way to dial down your stress by redeveloping a healthy sleep cycle…


Manufacturers of cranial electrotherapy stimulation (CES) devices in the United States

There are currently three major manufacturers of cranial electrotherapy stimulation (CES) in the United States: 1).The CES Ultra; 2). EPI, Electromedical Products International; and 3). The Fisher-Wallace Stimulator. All fall under the regulation of the FDA (Food and Drug Administration). The FDA considers the products of all these manufacturers to be “substantially equivalent” to each other. The agency currently allows them to make claims for the treatment of anxiety, depression, and insomnia. Their products vary in price as do their electrical configuration.

All are supported by a similar body of research evidence; though there is also a body of company sponsored research from Fisher Wallace and Electromedical Products International. The Meta-analysis of The Harvard School of Public Health is primarily based on the configuration in the CES Ultra. 90% of the independent research is based on that configuration as well.

The CES Ultra is manufactured by Neuro-Fitness LLC and features a single 100HZ frequency, a modified square wave, 20% duty cycle. It employs conductive rubber earclips as well as pre-gelled electrodes. Current intensity varies between the units from the three manufacturers. The CES Ultra goes from 0-1.5 5milliamperes, experienced as a gentle tingling sensation. The Alpha-stim is in the micro-amperage range, making the sensation virtually distinguishable; though there is a sensation of light-headedness that often accompanies its use. The Fisher-Wallace has a range of 1-4 mA and, of the three units, the most clearly defined and perceptible stimulation.

cesultra kit

EPI, Electromedical Products International manufactures the Alpha-Stim M and the Alpha-Stim AID. The “AID” is their basic model and features a single frequency, 0.5HZ. The “M” has three different frequencies—0.5, 1.5, and 100HZ and in addition to the indications noted above, is also indicated for chronic, acute, and post-operative pain control. Both products have incorporated a waveform unique to EMP. The primary mode of transmission is earclips with moistened felt.

The Fisher-Wallace Stimulator http://www.fisherwallace.com/ produces three biologically synchronous waveforms: 15,000 Hz, 15 Hz, and 500 Hz. The two slender electrical cables transmit current through either a small sponge that is moistened before use, or a self-adhesive patch. They are secured in place on the temples with a soft headband. Current flows between the two electrodes when the Fisher-Wallace Cranial Stimulator is turned on. In addition to the indications noted above, is also indicated for chronic, acute, and post-operative pain control.

The alpha-stim AID and the Fisher Wallace devices are the most costly, followed by the CES Ultra as the least costly.