When it comes to treating insomnia we should be looking for a treatment that does not involve pharmaceutical drugs. Have you ever tried acupuncture?
Insomnia can ruin a person’s quality of life; it leaves most people exhausted and unable to function properly. Insomnia is sleep disorder that can be caused by a number of things ranging from medical conditions to unhealthy sleep habits. In Traditional Chinese Medicine each person has a pattern that describes how the body is out of balance.
Acupuncture is simply placing fine hair like needles at set points along the different meridians that run through the body. When it comes to insomnia and well everything else, there are specific points that can be used to treat the issue. Two of the most effective acupuncture points to use when treating insomnia are referred to as Pericardium 6 and Heart 7.
This spot can be located on the anterior side of the wrist. It is about two finger widths from the transverse crease of the wrist. When activated this point can send strong sensations up the channel.
This spot is located on the anterior side of the transverse crease of the wrist. The TCM name for this spot is Shenmen which means Spirit Gate. Pericardium 6 is called Neiguan and means Inner Gate. Using both gates will allow you to expel any bad things from inside you.
You can press on these two points as a means to reduce stress and anxiety. This in term will help with any sleep issue you may be having. For more information on these two spots please take the time to watch the video below.