Phlegm type insomnia treated with acupuncture and herbs
Medical-history: Patient, 35, female reports trouble falling asleep for 3 years. Often lays in bed and takes 2-3 hours to fall asleep.
Pulse: Pulse excess and large.
Tongue: Thick, white sticky coating
Treatment-principle: Clear Phlegm
Point-prescription: ST 40, ST 36, Ren 12, Yin Tang, Upper 1
Herb-prescription: Er Chen Tang
Lifestyle-prescription: Yoga , walking, Avoid dairy, sugars, breads.
Results: After 2 weeks of acupuncture and herbs, patient sleeps well at night, falling asleep within 30 minutes.
Synopsis: Phlegm causes major problems including fatigue, anxiety, digestion issues, lower mood and insomnia to name a few.
- Peter Yeung
- HK Acupuncture
- Causeway Bay
- Tin Hau
- Hong Kong
- Pain management, Stress, Anxiety, Depression