Acupuncture treatment of insomnia


Person’s life, about 1/3 of the time spent in sleep, along with the social competition intensifies, people work, live, study and other aspects of rhythm to speed up, the incidence of insomnia is assuming increasing trend. According to statistics, the United States, 30% of people suffering from insomnia. Insomnia has an impact on human health, quality of life and productivity of important factors. Insomnia refers to the often can not get to sleep properly. Light sleeping difficulties, sleep easily after waking, or, you can not sleep after waking; severe cases may not be able to sleep all night, often accompanied by headache, dizziness, forgetfulness and so on. Insomnia can be divided into primary and secondary two disorders.
Disease caused by the other person can not sleep properly as secondary, in the case of shorter duration, just treatment of primary disease can be. Not caused by other diseases, can not get normal sleep insomnia, it is of primary. Currently modern medical treatment of primary insomnia use of sedative-hypnotic drugs (such as benzodiazepines, barbiturates, antidepressants, antihistamines, etc.) and psychological therapy, although there is a certain effect, but the sedative and hypnotic long-term use of drugs prone to tolerance, addiction and withdrawal reactions and other side effects; unstable psychological therapy efficacy, many influencing factors. Acupuncture treatment of insomnia, can fundamentally improve the quality of sleep in patients with stable prolong sleep time, there is no adverse reaction, is a green therapy.
Chinese medicine believes that the cause of insomnia should be identified through clinical manifestations. Lighter conditions permit less sleep or not sleep, you can restore a few days. Serious illness through the night, difficulty falling asleep for months or years.To determine the tcm excessive sydrome and deficiency-syndrome.The nature of the disease have deficiency syndrome and  tcm excessive sydrome.Deficiency is inadequate in blood, cardiovascular dysfunction, manifested as thin physique, poor complexion, mental fatigue, less verbal, palpitations, forgetfulness. Usually caused by spleen disorders, liver failure stores the blood, kidney failure essence, mind emptiness caused.
Tcm excessive syndrome, strong fire within, blood stasis, showing irritability, mouth and throat pain, constipation, chest pain. More by Firelight strong, liver fire, phlegm stagnation, blood block caused.The main symptoms of insomnia heart and brain. Since the mind is disturbed or disordered mind, a dreamer lead to insomnia. Is due to deficiency of kidney essence, mind disorder, insomnia caused dreamer. Meanwhile, other organs such as the liver, gall bladder, spleen, stomach, kidney yin and yang, blood disorders, heart disturbances can also cause insomnia brain. Irritability, insomnia caused mostly inner anger scrambling. Easy to wake up after falling asleep person, mostly heart timid scared. Poor complexion, physical fatigue, mental fatigue and insomnia, for the spleen is not shipped. Distracted.
The method of acupuncture treatment. Adjusting the internal organs due to the yin and yang of insomnia mainly due to imbalance of yin and yang organs, blood loss, so uneasy and insomnia.
To “supplement, diarrhea off the excess, adjusting the actual situation,” as the general principles applied Heart tonic, nourishing yin, traffic heart and kidney, liver and blood, Qi Anticonvulsant, phlegm heat, stomach stagnation, through blood collaterals and other methods, whereby the blood and tone, balance of yin and yang, viscera function returned to normal. Mind and stability, improve insomnia. To soothe the nerves of its basic governing law. Nourishing the nerves, pure heart and soothe the nerves,, transfer gas soothe the nerves, liver conservation nerves, brain nerves of different therapies. Emphasizes psychotherapy emotional uncomfortable or mental stress, excessive anxiety and other psychiatric symptoms are common causes of insomnia. Eliminate concerns and tension, to maintain the spirit of mind is an important method for the treatment of insomnia.
Select points: baihui, simingcong,  fenchi, dazhui, shenmen, shenting, neiguan, sanyinjiao, shenmai, zhaohai.Insomnia and brain-related, more choice of head acupuncture treatment. Acupuncture treatment of insomnia many methods. Methods specific acupuncture treatment on site, in addition to limb acupoints, the more medical research combined with modern holographic gradually formed ear acupuncture needle, acupuncture head and abdomen acupuncture greatly enrich acupuncture treatment of insomnia Methods. Information about the acupuncture treatment of  insomnia  , please visit our website at
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