Insomnia: Explanation and treatment based on Acupuncture

Insomnia is a sleeping disorder where the patient cannot sleep for days, weeks, or even months. Sound scary, right? It gets even more frightening that the medications are not effective in treating sleeplessness in all people. Pills can only give you temporary relief and help you get some sleep. 

Insomnia is sleeplessness and confusion, lack of ability to concentrate and pay attention, tiredness, and can give you extreme stress. In most cases, people with Insomnia will also be suffering from other mental illnesses like anxiety disorder or depression. 

Signs and symptoms you should never ignore

  • Sleeplessness
  • Short sleep
  • Waking up too often
  • Not getting good sleep for an hour
  • Dreams and thoughts that not letting you sleep
  • Loss of ability to concentrate
  • Weak physical health
  • Fatigue
  • Confusion
  • Difficulty in carrying out daily tasks
  • Stress and anxiety

However, thanks to Acupuncture treatment, Insomnia is treated successfully by this ancient healing practice. 

How exactly is Acupuncture treats Insomnia?

Cognitive-behavioural therapy

It is a psycho-social therapy aiming to bring changes in the behaviour and emotions of a person who has a mental illness like Insomnia. Cognitive-behavioural therapy tries to eliminate all the negative thoughts and causes that lead a person to sleeplessness and stress.

 Drug therapy and exercise therapy are other few treatments used for healing Insomnia. 

Factors to consider before therapy or treatment

Whether or not you have any mental illness like depression or anxiety disorder. If yes, you will be treated for these diseases to cure Insomnia.

Suppose there are any obvious reasons like issues or events that cause you stress and sleeplessness. If yes, the treatment will aim at relieving you from such emotions and actions. 

Physical health and your daily habits are considered for bringing adequate changes that will help you get deep sleep. 

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