Acupuncture for Insomnia

Posted November 27, 2007 by Acupuncture & Massage College & filed under Acupuncture

Acupuncture for insomnia can correct the imbalances causing insomnia without creating side effects and increases production of certain chemicals in the brain, including serotonin, which appear to aid sleep. Acupuncture for insomnia and Chinese herbal medicine used in conjunction can be an effective therapy for both transient and chronic insomnia. Acupuncture for insomnia improves sleeping patterns, decreases pain and promotes deeper breathing.
Allopathic medications for insomnia are typically aimed at symptomatic treatment. Many medications have the side effect of sleeplessness. Acupuncture for insomnia is a safe alternative for those who are hesitant to take medication. Acupuncture for insomnia can also reduce chronic pain that may exacerbate insomnia. Acupuncture for insomnia can regulate disturbed sleep patterns caused by cardiovascular conditions, stress, digestive disorders, hormonal imbalances, neurological disorders, environmental noise, and nutrition. If frequent sleep difficulties occur, acupuncture for insomnia treatment should be sought.
Acupuncture for insomnia clears obstructions in the muscle and nerve channels and facilitates flow of qi, or vital energy. Acupuncture for insomnia can increase levels of endorphins and reduce sleep difficulties caused by endorphin deficiencies. Acupuncture for insomnia effectively treats the various symptoms associated with fatigue and can strengthen a weakened immune system, nourish blood and increase lymph circulation. In cases of chronic fatigue, acupuncture for insomnia is often integrated into conventional treatment as a complementary therapy.
A combination of acupuncture and moxibustion for insomnia, and lifestyle changes may be recommended for the treatment of insomnia. Acupuncture for insomnia can reduce the symptoms of chronic fatigue, such as musculoskeletal pain, cognitive impairment and headaches. Various malfunctions in the endocrine, cardiovascular and digestive body systems that cause insomnia can be regulated with acupuncture for insomnia. Typically, a series of acupuncture for insomnia weekly treatments are recommended for a period of four to six weeks.
Acupuncture & Massage College’s Masters of Oriental Medicine and Massage Therapy programs prepare graduates for careers as acupuncture physicians and massage therapists. For program information call Joe Calareso at (305) 595-9500. For acupuncture and homeopathic therapy, request Dr. Richard Browne, Acupuncture Physician and Homeopath.

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