Sleep is one of the most important things that people can do for their health. We all need our sleep, and many people often don’t get enough sleep. For so many people, being able to sleep properly can be a more serious problem than being too busy or having a poor sleep environment. Not getting enough sleep can adversely impact a person’s health and daily life. It impacts the immune system, the body’s ability to cope with stress, mental clarity, and influences one’s mood. Often people are prescribed medications or take something over the counter that leaves them feeling groggy and not well rested. Some of the natural supplements such as melatonin, valerian root, or magnesium are not always effective in helping people sleep. Whether its trouble falling asleep, difficulty staying asleep, dream disturbed sleep, or waking early, there’s an underlying cause that specific to each person. The root cause of insomnia can be due to a variety of patterns, and when treated properly with acupuncture and herbs, a person can get a better night’s sleep that leaves them feeling rested instead of still being tired throughout the day. Acupuncture helps the body to produce the hormones that it makes naturally to promote sleep and helps the body readjust to a natural circadian rhythm. In addition, acupuncture treatments are extremely relaxing helping the body to destress and even allowing people to take naps their treatments. There is a wide array of herbal formulas that can helps promote a restful night’s sleep without the adverse effects of sleep medications. Because the cause of insomnia differs for each person, a combination of acupuncture and Chinese herbal formulas can be personalized to address an individual’s root cause of insomnia. It is possible to get a good night’s sleep and wake up feeling rested through all-natural means with traditional Chinese medicine.
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