What are Sleep Disorders?
A sleep disorder (somnipathy) is a medical disorder the sleeping pattern of a person. Some sleep disorders are serious enough to interfere with normal physical, mental and emotional functioning.
Common Types of Sleep Disorders
- Trouble Falling Asleep
- Trouble Staying Asleep
Acupuncture Treats Sleep Disorders
In the treatment of your sleeping disorder the acupuncturist will ask you a series of questions pertaining to your sleeping habbits. From this your Acupuncturist will determine your proper treatment. Sleep treatment usually deals with calming the mind to allow the mind to go into a restfull state.
Patients usually see results quickly, but need a series of treatments to see long term effects.
Acupuncture Vs Western Medicine
Western Medicine Treats sleep disorders with usually sleeping pills which do not aid in the balancing of the pituitary gland. which is incharge of sleep. Instead they focus on the immediate condition. Over long term use this will harm internall organs of digestion. Also possibly the heart.
Acupuncture therapy aids to balance the body so the Pineal Gland secretes the proper amounts of Melatonin to regulate sleep.