The biologic effects of grounding the human body during sleep as measured by cortisol levels and subjective reporting of sleep, pain, and stress.

@article{Ghaly2004TheBE,
  title={The biologic effects of grounding the human body during sleep as measured by cortisol levels and subjective reporting of sleep, pain, and stress.},
  author={Maurice Ghaly and Dale Paula Teplitz},
  journal={Journal of alternative and complementary medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={10 5},
  pages={
          767-76
        }
}
OBJECTIVES Diurnal cortisol secretion levels were measured and circadian cortisol profiles were evaluated in a pilot study conducted to test the hypothesis that grounding the human body to earth during sleep will result in quantifiable changes in cortisol. It was also hypothesized that grounding the human body would result in changes in sleep, pain, and stress (anxiety, depression, irritability), as measured by subjective reporting. SUBJECTS AND INTERVENTIONS Twelve (12) subjects with… CONTINUE READING

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