According to the American Sleep Association more than 70 million of adults have different sleep disorders. More then 10% have chronic Insomnia. Those numbers are shocking. Chronic insomnia is classified as a long-term pattern of difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep at least two-three nights per week for three months or longer. Short term insomnia can be due to adjusting to different life circumstances and very often lead to chronic if not taken care properly.
What can lead to the long-term insomnia:
How can Acupuncture help with Insomnia?
Insertion of acupuncture needles in specific points will unblock the meridians or channels and create a free flow of Qi to bring more oxygen/ blood to the organs, calm brain overactivity, activate parasympathetic nervous system, and balance endocrine system.
View the image below with the Chinese clock. Each organ of our body belongs to a specific meridian and time of the day. For example, if you are waking up between 1-3 am, this time belongs to the liver meridian and most likely you are experiencing stress.
Here are the most commonly asked questions in the month of November this year!
Answer: Systemic- it goes to your blood stream for more immediate impact. Local- will stimulate acupuncture meridians increasing overall effectiveness of treatment.
A: In traditional Chinse medicine, emotion fears connect to meridian Kidney and adrenal glands. These organs play a significant role in neuroendocrine regulation of mood related hormones. Placing the needles in specific acupuncture points will unblock the meridian, stimulate parasympathetic nervous system, and bring more blood to the organs and promote healing. Simply put, you will feel better and more grounded.
A: Hypnotherapy is safe and powerful tool to overcome anxiety, depression, fears, anger, overthinking, insomnia – all emotional problems which cause overeating.
A: Safety is our 1st priority. We are screening each patient who enters our office, disinfecting surfaces (between appointments) and using high grade air filters. Practitioners and patients wear masks. Hands are sanitized and washed multiple times during each appointment.
A: Combination of acupuncture and health coaching sessions are very powerful in overcoming stress. Acupuncture will relax and balance your emotional and physical health. Health coaching sessions will help you to find the right tools to adjust and manage daily life in this difficult time.
Do you feel severely overwhelmed? Drained mentally, emotionally, and physically? Feel like you have luck of motivation? This is the indication that you are experiencing mental fatigue.
Most common symptoms are poor memory and focus, luck of motivation, emotional instability which can lead to anxiety or depression, difficulty to follow and stay asleep, overeating or loss of appetite, irritability.
What cancauses mental fatigue? Prolonged cognitive activities:
Tools to overcome mental fatigue:
And more important advice always do not afraid to ask for profetioal help! You are not alone! Call our office 425-953-9559 and make appointment with Dt. Tatyana!