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Insomnia & Sleep Disorders

Insomnia is one of the most common diseases in our modern society. Insomnia is a sleep disorder that occurs when sleeping individuals have a hard time falling asleep, wake frequently during the night, experience dreams that wake them, or waking and are unable to fall back to sleep. Insomnia can affect a person's quality of life during the day. It can also cause various problems such as fatigue, weakness, and anxiety. Sleep deprivation can affect one's work and studies. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, it is believed that insomnia is caused by a variety of factors, including hormonal imbalance, poor blood circulation, and possible issues related to the organs' internal structures. Traditional Chinese Medicine addresses your symptoms and the causes of your sleep problems in order to bring you lasting restful sleep.

Below are a few treatments that can help;

Insomnia & Sleep Disorders Acupuncture Treatment

Acupuncture works by retraining our brains to heal and rewire in a desirable way. Acupuncture stimulates the parasympathetic nervous system, which is a part of our central nervous system that can counteract the fight or flight response. Stimulating this system produces a feeling of relaxation and calm. With acupuncture your brain will counter the effects of depression by learning to trigger the parasympathetic nervous system.


Insomnia is one of the most common diseases in our modern society. Studies show that acupuncture can help people with insomnia. It can be used to replace drugs that are commonly used to treat the condition.In a study conducted in 2013, people suffering from primary insomnia were treated with acupuncture along with a placebo pill. The results showed that the treatment significantly improved their insomnia. In a study conducted in 2005, researchers found that combining sleep hygiene routines with acupuncture can help improve a person's quality of sleep. They noted that this treatment led to a 50% drop in overall insomnia. Acupuncture is scientifically proven to improve your sleep, so why not try it?

Chinese Herbal Medicine

Most of the treatment for insomnia in Western medicine is based on the use of prescribed medications, which can have long lasting side effects. A recent study revealed that certain herbs can improve sleep quality by acting on neurotransmitters such as serotonin and gamma-aminobutyric acid, which improve sleep. Chinese herbs can improve sleep and alleviate insomnia.

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The American Acupuncture Center in Bloomfield Hills provides holistic medicine in a safe, comprehensive, and convenient manner. We listen to you in order to address your health concerns in the best way for you. Contact us so we can help you feel better and meet your wellness goals.

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