Q: Whether or not I get five or eight hours I tend to have trouble falling asleep each night. I guess I’m looking for a way to shut my brain down at night and be free of stress. How can I convince my brain it’s time to go to sleep? It would be great to avoid medications. Chelle S. San Diego, CA A: Acupuncture can be so effective at inducing sleep that one patient left my office only to fall asleep at the wheel under a stop light! As an acupuncturist and patient, I’ve enjoyed more restful nights...
by on June 1st, 2010 at 09:06 am

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Posts Tagged ‘acupuncture’

  • Q: Can Acupuncture Be a Sleep-Aid?
    Q: Whether or not I get five or eight hours I tend to have trouble falling asleep each night. I guess I’m looking for a way to shut my brain down at night and be free of stress. How can I convince my brain it’s time to...
    by at June 1st, 2010 at 09:06 am
  • Q: What Is Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine?
    Got a question for us? Drop your tricky, random, wacky or plain confusing health question into the Suggest-O-Matic, leave a comment, or tag your tweet questions with #wellwire and our team of experts will answer them in this...
    by at May 21st, 2010 at 08:05 am
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    Avoiding Pregnancy Pitfalls
    Pregnancy is such a special time. Growing a human inside your body for 40 weeks (give or take a few) is an incredible feat. Some parts of it are fun or mind-blowing (seeing the first ultrasound, feeling the baby move!),...
    by at April 19th, 2010 at 08:04 am
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    Acupuncture for Each Trimester
    Traditional Chinese Medicine is a wonderful tool during pregnancy: drug-free and relaxing for baby and mother. I get this question a lot, acupuncture can be used safely and effectively throughout the entire pregnancy, even...
    by at February 18th, 2010 at 01:02 pm
  • Protect Your Brain
    The mind-body connection comes up more often as science explores the dynamics of neuro-synthesis and I’ve noticed a shift–it seems like it’s not just about valuing longevity anymore but valuing quality of everyday...
    by at February 16th, 2010 at 08:02 am
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    Q: Acupressure vs Acupuncture?
    Welcome to our new Q&A column! Drop your tricky, random, wacky or plain confusing health and wellness questions into the Suggest-O-Matic (or leave a comment) and our team will answer them. Q I’m considering acupressure...
    by at February 9th, 2010 at 02:02 pm
  • Top Tips to Prevent Diabetes
    This month here in the US marks National Diabetes Awareness month. So can you guess what eating a lot of green veggies, exercising regularly, choosing not to smoke, and getting 8 hours of sleep per night all have in common?...
    by at November 24th, 2009 at 08:11 am