Insomnia is a common disease in TCM brain. As early as two thousand years ago, Chinese have an ancient medical books "via" referred to the disease as insomnia or insomnia. Therefore, Chinese medicine is the earliest known insomnia.
The cause of insomnia
The ancient Chinese believed that cause insomnia due to spleen injury thought, spleen blood loss, for insomnia. Visible human blood deficiency such as bleeding, a weak, frail and often malnutrition and anemia is the main cause of insomnia. Also known as stomach discord and insomnia, the improper diet, indigestion, stomach is damaged, can also cause insomnia.
Modern medicine to the cause of insomnia is mainly divided into four categories
1, physical reasons: such as pain, itching, cough, treatment of cardiac or pulmonary asthma, vomiting, diarrhea, gastroenteritis, often can cause insomnia;
2, physiological reasons: due to the change of work and life, such as travel, night, drink tea, Coffee etc, will produce insomnia;
3, the spirit of factors: the excitement and anxiety can cause insomnia;
4, the drug causes: many drugs such as caffeine, ephedrine, isoproterenol, can cause insomnia.
Insomnia therapy of traditional Chinese and Western Medicine
In treatment, western medicine in the treatment of primary disease, mainly uses the hypnotic treatment, but the long-term use of sleeping pills will produce drug dependence, and only palliative treatment.
In the treatment of traditional Chinese medicine, cure for it, mainly is the use of Chinese medicine and acupuncture treatment.
The application of traditional Chinese medicine treatment of insomnia in traditional Chinese medicine has two thousand years of clinical experience, too numerous to count the prescription application. This is to introduce a way China insomnia treatment of a Chinese medicine hospital, the party has a sedative function, to observe the clinical effect of treating 40 cases of insomnia are common, the 34 cases were cured, 6 cases improved.
Its prescription composition is as follows (Decoction):
1 two 1 two night into the bark of silktree
Mulberry 5 money 5 money of Cynanchum paniculatum
Suanzaoren 5 money 5 money Bai Ziren
Schisandra 2 money 5 money of Salvia miltiorrhiza
In the treatment of acupuncture and moxibustion, after many years of clinical experience, combined with acupuncture treatment of insomnia has significant curative effect, the acupuncture, on the night of sleep such as baby sleep. The treatment of insomnia with point distribution in the five parts of the body, such as head of sleep three needle, ear Anshen point four. Sleep point, neck hand sleeping four points and foot sleep two needle etc..