Why choose acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine for insomnia / sleep disorder?
If you are bothered from insomnia / sleep disorder for a period of time and have taken sleeping pills to help your sleep, you may already know that sleeping pills can only bring you a fake, unnatural sleep in a short time, you do not fell really rested, and refreshed after that sleep, and because of tolerance, resistance dependence and rebound reactions, sleeping pills is definitely should not be the first choice.
Non-pharmaceutical natural therapy like Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine is commonly used in Asia and worldwide because the following aspects:
Firstly, it is very effective; to help gain natural, good quality sleep, you will really feel rested and recharged. It will bring back your balance and energy again. Acupuncture can improve sleep by promoting secretion of a natural tranquilizer, endorphin, in the most natural way, without any medications. Chinese herbs for sleep such as water lily, Chinese date seed, which contain melatonin, and are rich in vitamins.
Secondly, it is much safer almost no side effects. The herbs are mostly fruits, and seeds, no resistance, no addictions. This has been proven from thousands of years of clinical practice as well as researches. Therefore, they are safe for long time using.
Thirdly, it doesn’t treat only symptoms, more importantly, it is treats the causes or the roots. Because it achieves the effect of improving sleep from balancing the body functions, it often has no dependence on the treatment if you have restored a normal sleep. Also, by treating stress, anxiety, depression, and chronic fatigue, anemia etc at the same time, the whole body physical or mental health conditions will be improved.
What to expect for the treatment?
- The treatment will be about 1-3 months.
- Once or twice a week acupuncture, or combined with Chinese herbs medicine once-twice a day.
- The treatment will include sleep lifestyle guidance, recommendation of Tai Ji, Qi Gong, Yoga and meditation, exercises etc.