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Sleep Disorders

Acupuncture for Insomnia: 4 Health Hazards It May Help Treat

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Insomnia hazards and acupuncture treatment


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The first insomnia health hazard: Negative emotions


Woman with insomnia unable to sleep at night.
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Why does insomnia lead to negative emotions?


Man receiving acupuncture treatment in his foot.
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Can acupuncture improve depression and anxiety?


Woman with insomnia sitting up in bed while in pain.
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The second insomnia health hazard: Decreased immunity


Woman receiving acupuncture treatment in her face.
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Can acupuncture improve immune system health?


Damaged strands of DNA.
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The third insomnia health hazard: Increased oxyradicals


Acupuncture treatment on the legs and knees.
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Can acupuncture decrease oxyradicals?


Man experiencing chest pain from heart failure.
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The fourth insomnia health hazard: Heart disease


Man with chest pain sitting on the edge of a bed.
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Why is insomnia linked to heart disease?


Acupuncture treatment in the wrist and hand.
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Can acupuncture help treat heart disease?


Woman receiving acupuncture treatment on her head and face.
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Treating insomnia with acupuncture


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Final words of caution


Martin Reed

Martin Reed

@insomniacoach

Martin is the creator of Insomnia Coach, an eight-week course that combines online sleep education with individual sleep coaching. His course helps clients improve their sleep so they can enjoy a better life with more energy and start each day feeling happy, healthy, rested, and refreshed. Martin also runs a free sleep training course that has helped over 5,000 insomniacs. He holds a master’s degree in health and wellness education and studied clinical sleep health at the University of Delaware.