The plain answer is that we do not know, but we do have some hypotheses. What it is clear is that sleeping and the brain are very closely related, so this question belongs to the field of neuroscience.
Over the last few decades, research had been conducted seeking to explain how acupuncture works and what it can and cannot treat.
Acupuncture Successfully Treats PTSD Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a tragic mental health condition that affects many people, usually after witnessing or experiencing a life-threatening event such as combat, a car accident, or assault. It is commonly associated as well with soldiers and veterans returning from war. It can present itself in several different ways
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Researchers find acupuncture and herbal medicine provide important clinical benefits to patients with Alzheimer’s disease. Acupuncture and herbal medicine provide clinical benefits to patients with Alzheimer’s disease. In three independent investigations, researchers document important findings. In the first investigation, researchers find acupuncture a stabilizing treatment modality. In research published in the Shanghai Journal of Acupuncture and
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Honest Answers to Your Top Acupuncture Questions A few weeks ago, I asked for your most pressing acupuncture questions. I’ve compiled the most common questions and I noticed one distinct trend—there are a lot of questions about the needles. Some of you must be nervous about getting needled! Do acupuncture needles hurt? This question is
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7 Healthy Tips For Coping With Financial Stress If you feel stressed just living your life, you’re not alone. Americans lead stressful lives. Jobs, relationships, health, family obligations, community responsibilities—they all take their toll. In “Stress in America 2012,” an annual survey by the American Psychology Association, 1 in 5 respondents reported an extreme stress
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Six Therapies You May Have Not Heard Of More than Needles: 6 TCM Therapies You May Never Have Heard of Most people know that one way to feel better is with acupuncture needles. You go to your acupuncturist feeling bad. I put in a few needles. You leave feeling lighter, energized, more pain-free. Using acupuncture
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Energy Drinks: Giving you Wings or Drug Addiction? Energy drinks. Most of us have had one on occasion or know someone who has. Chances are also pretty good that you know someone who consumes them on a regular basis. A college student, busy mom, an executive pulling 60-80 hour work weeks, our military staying up
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