Updated: Apr 15, 2018
Sleep is necessary for people of all ages to attain good physical, mental and emotional health. However, with 24-hour communication, shift work, travelling and irregular working hours are more and more interfering us from sleep.
People usually only admit to having a sleeping problem when it really disrupts their lives. By this time however, the mental and physical symptoms may not be that easy to resolve. Sleeping pills are only suitable for occasional and short-term relief, but proprietary Traditonal Chinese Medicines (TCM) practitioners will formulated herbal products, prepared using clinical standards and modern techniques. They help provide a long-term, non-addictive way to promote sleep.
Whatever your reason for sleep loss, insomnia affects both mental and physical aspects. People with insomnia are likely to experience irritability, headache, fatigue, difficulty in concentrating, poor memory and low immunity, leading to poor job performance.
According to TCM, people with insomnia have various disharmonies resulting from disruption between the physical body and the mind. TCM sleep remedies not only aim at calming the mind, but also promoting the integration of body and mind. The remedies should also be designed to target specific disharmony patterns, as it is an individual experience for each suffer.
Classic formulas are normally marketed under the name of the original formula, but since they are prepared for average use, and not designed specifically for you and your body, they may not provide the best long term solution.
A licenced TCM practitioner will design specific formulas, tailored to your individual needs to offer a long-term supplementary option to help you sleep.
Eca Brady is a fully licensed physician of Chinese Medicine BSc(Ac) MBAcC PGDip(CHM), practicing from Harley Street, London. Make an appointment for an acupuncture treatment and we can discuss how we can help you, to read more about Eca click here.