Insomnia is one of the most common diseases in modern society, around 15% to 30% of adults and 10% to 23% of adolescents worldwide have different degrees of insomnia” (Zhang,
M. et al., 2019).
The important role of sleep and insomnia can cause a deficiency in the immune system and overall health. Many patients are unaware that many patterns of liver depression “Qi Stagnation” is the underlying factor in sleep disturbances. A good night’s rest is the most powerful medicine mentally, physically, and emotionally. On multiple occasions, physicians are prone to use long-term drugs for those suffering from insomnia. However, the long-term use of prescriptions can adversely affect our bodies. Therefore, the integration of acupuncture and herb formula is a great combination for sleep disturbances, disorders, and insomnia through invasive and noninvasive treatments.
Insomnia affects the body in many ways, such as:
- Negative emotion/mood swings
- Cognitive Decline
- Social Interactions & more