Chronic sleep deprivation can impair the body’s immune system, physical reflexes, emotional stability, and cognitive functions. Severe sleep deprivation may lead to weight gain, an increase in muscle, joint & nerve pain, and even depression.
Rebecca Berkson, Licensed Acupuncturist & Diplomate of Oriental Medicine, explains how Traditional Chinese Medicine has been treating sleep disorders for thousands of years.
The featured video above is Part 1, titled: What is Insomnia & How Does Acupuncture Improve Sleep Quality?
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Part II: Part 2: Chinese Medicine: Insomnia Patterns & A Holistic Approach to Care
Part III: Sleep Hygiene Dos ad Don’ts; Epworth Scale for Sleep Apnea & Live Acupuncture Demonstration