Acupuncture For Sleep Deprivation

Spleen 6 Sanyinjiao Spleen 6 Sanyinjiao is traditionally known for genitourinary and menstrual disorders.  However, one of it’s less popular functions is to tonify the Blood.  This can be deduced from the fact that the point is a crossing point for three meridians related to organs traditionally associated with Blood: the Spleen, the Liver, and the Kidneys.  While other points such as BL 17 Geshu and SP 10 Xuehai are more intimately related to Blood, I find SP 6 useful for Bl

Acupuncture Improves Sleep in Postmenopausal Women

The Holy Grail in medical clinical research is the double-blind, placebo controlled study.  This is the one thing that skeptics claim acupuncture lacks.  Unfortunately for them this is not the case, as this abstract of an article published in the journal Climacteric shows: Climacteric. 2012 Sep 3. [Epub ahead of print] Acupuncture improves sleep in postmenopause in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Hachul H, Garcia TK, Maciel AL, Yagihara F, Tufik S, Bitte