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{Research Update}- Acupuncture and Insomnia

December 5, 2017

{Research Update} – Acupuncture and Insomnia A study published by the Journal of Sleep Medicine shows acupuncture is a safe and effective treatment for insomnia sufferers. The study group was composed of 72 patients with primary insomnia. Acupuncture treatments were given three times a week for four weeks and the patients were required to wear…

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5 Ways to Beat Insomnia

5 Ways to Beat Insomnia

November 15, 2016

Insomnia is a phenomenon almost everybody experiences at some point in their life. And most of us don’t know how or why it happens.  Insomnia is defined as difficulty falling asleep, despite being tired. Combatting insomnia may be easier than you think. Here are five simple ways to fall asleep faster and stay asleep all…

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Sleep and qi clock

Exploring the 24 Hour Qi Clock

November 2, 2016

Most people are familiar with the terms diurnal and nocturnal. Diurnal means active during the daytime, while nocturnal means active during the nighttime. Together the two make up a 24-hour cycle known as a day. But, in traditional Chinese medicine, this 24-hour cycle is viewed as much more than just a day in the life.…

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Acupuncture and sleep

Traditional Chinese Medicine for Sleep

March 20, 2016

TCM for sleep If you are suffering from insomnia or unable to get a good night’s rest, you are not alone. Around 60 million Americans experience insomnia and sleep related problems on a daily basis. Prescription sleeping pills are one of the most highly overused medications and can lead to side effects and addiction. Acupuncture…

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Healthy Brain

5 Tips for a Healthy Brain

March 4, 2016

The second week of March is Brain Awareness Week. This is a perfect time to explore ways to keep your noggin working and healthy. Below are easy, simple ways to keep your brain in good shape. A healthy diet is a healthy mind There are many reasons to keep a healthy lifestyle and feed your…

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Acupuncture for sleep

{Research Update}: Acupuncture and Sleep

March 1, 2016

Acupuncture can help with insomnia About 40 percent of adults have experienced insomnia at some point or another. What is insomnia? Insomnia is a sleep disorder that have symptoms of either not being able to fall asleep, waking frequently, and not rested upon waking. There are many treatment options for insomnia from medications to psychological therapy. Acupuncture has…

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Insomnia and acupuncture

Acupuncture and Insomnia

December 20, 2014

Acupuncture can help: Acupuncture has shown to help achieve a relaxing and sound sleep. Two powerful points in the ear can send you off to dreamland. Take a moment: Make some time in your schedule for a pre-sleep relaxation ritual. Taking a hot bath just before bed has been shown to promote a deep, restful…

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