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Acupuncture for Insomnia
Sleep and Dreams in Chinese Medicine
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Main description:

Insomnia and related sleep disorders concern 10-40% of the adult
population and even up to 25% of children, affecting alertness and memory,
causing emotional and physical fatigue, and putting the individual at increased
risk for depression, cardiovascular disease, hypertension and other health
hazards. Acupuncture for Insomnia: Sleep and Dreams in Chinese Medicine presents a highly effective treatment for chronic and acute sleeplessness using therapeutic strategies from both TCM as well as classical Chinese medicine.

Special Features:

  • Provides full background on the physiology, causes, and
    treatment of sleep disorders, drawing key parallels between concepts of Western
    and Chinese Medicine
  • Classifies all acupuncture points that affect sleep to
    help in choosing the most appropriate treatment for your patient
  • Offers a detailed analysis of sleep in Chinese medicine
    to give you a full understanding of the energetics of sleep and wakefulness
  • Analyzes the significance of dreams in Chinese medicine
    and how dreams can be skillfully integrated into a patient’s therapy

from the unique perspective of a physician who is also trained in TCM and
classical acupuncture, this book presents numerous case examples, and an
up-to-date review of scientific studies on Chinese medicine and sleep. It is an
essential reference for all acupuncture practitioners who provide optimal treatment to patients with insomnia, sleep disorders, and other sleep pathologies.


ISBN-13: 2370004333113
Publisher: TPS
Publication date: April, 2012
Pages: 164

Subcategories: Complementary Medicine