Acupuncture For Sleep Disorders

Sleep is not overrated!  Sleep is how our body restores itself.  Lack of sleep leads to inflammation and there is good data tying lack of sleep to many undesirable health consequences. There can be many reasons why someone is not sleeping well. The typical patterns I see when someone complains […]


Trouble falling asleep? Try tart cherry juice concentrate

Trouble falling asleep is a common complaint and one that is typically easy to fix without pharmaceutical medication.  One cause can just be from a lack of melatonin being produced by the pineal gland.  Melatonin is a hormone like substance that helps regulate sleep/wake cycles.   It has the opposite cycle […]

Acupuncture Beneficial for Insomnia

In a sham-controlled study involving 60 adult subjects reporting insomnia for 3 or more nights per week for a period of at least 3 months, treatment with acupuncture (electroacupuncture), 3 times per week for a period of 3 weeks, was found to improve sleep. Subjects were divided into 2 groups. […]