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Insomnia – Acupuncture for peaceful sleep

posted by conny on February 22, 2013

Insomnia is a common problem. Sleeping tablets, which are the main conventional way of treating sleep disturbances, are only meant as a short-term solution as they are very likely to cause drowsiness/lethargy and to create dependency. Unfortunately, the vast majority of insomnia is chronic, whereby sufferers may be affected for weeks, months, or even years.

In these cases a more fundamental approach is needed: acupuncture, by affecting the nervous system and regulating stress hormones, can be a very effective way of treating sleep disturbances with no side-effects. A course of treatments ensures that effects are lasting, as the body is returned to a naturally balanced state and learns to sleep again peacefully.

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