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Alternative and Integral Therapies

Acupressure and Acupuncture

Acupuncture is particularly effective in treating insomnia. Many people report immediate improvements in their sleeping habits. With acupuncture, the sensation of sleep comes easily, lasts without interruption, and is deeper and more refreshing.

Here are some recommended acupuncture/acupressure points for sleep.

Acupressure

Touch back first. Start pressing or Moxa on these stiff points: 
UB 10, UB 17, UB 18, UB 23.

Then: 
CF 15, CV 14, LiV 14, LiV 13, K 16, ST 27, CV 4, K 1.

Acupuncture

HT 7, K 3, SP 6, PC 6.

If person is tired, anemic, add: UB 20, UB 15, UB 17 and Moxa SP 1.

For anxious, angry, and nervous person, add: UB 18, UB 19, GB 12.

For those with digestion disorders, add: ST 36, UB 21.

For more on acupuncture/Mox points see: Traditional Chinese Medicine for Sleep/Insomnia

See Also: Acupuncture Home in Holisticonline.com

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