Why Do I Wake Up at the Same Time Every Night?

Many of my patients ask me this question. The Chinese medicine clock offers answers. Every 2 hours the energy runs through a different meridian. If the energy is unbalanced in…

Why Can't I Sleep? 5 Common Mistakes You Can Fix

You may know of common causes for poor sleep such as having a new baby, going through menopause, or struggling with stress and depression. But here are some sleep thieves that that you might not be aware of, which you can fix right away.

What Is Insomnia

Most people think insomnia means simply not falling asleep or being able to stay asleep. It is more complex than that, so here are five scenarios I typically see in my practice from patients that suffer of insomnia:

I go to bed and it takes more then 20 minutes to fall asleep. My eyes feel tired, the anxiety grows but I just can’t fall asleep.
I wake a couple of hours after I fall asleep. I feel wide-awake, wired, and exhausted. Anxiety grows eventually, wondering how I will be able to face tomorrow.
I wake up at about 3am at least a few times a week. By the time I get to sleep again the alarm goes off and I feel as if I need a few more hours of sleep to feel ready for the day.

Need Help To Sleep? Easy Steps To Sound Sleep

Do you need help to sleep? Here are a few tips that will help you sleep soundly.

“If you are operating on less than five hours of sleep for five days in a row, you are actually functioning as if you were legally intoxicated,” says Lt. Gen. Patricia Horoho, Surgeon General, at the Association of the U.S. Army’s 2012 annual meeting in Washington, D.C.

Insufficient sleep can come in several forms – not enough hours dedicated to sleep, or poor quality sleep, even if sleeping for up to 10 hours. More and more research shows that poor sleep quality is closely linked to the development of disorders such as diabetes, obesity, depression, chronic fatigue, and heart disease.

What To Do When Too Stressed To Sleep

When I moved to Boulder without knowing a single person, sleep was the last thing in my mind. How can you sleep when you have so much to do and…

What 20 Seconds Of Courage Can Do For You

I recently watched the movie “We Bought A Zoo” and I was moved to tears as I watched the scene where the father tells his children that this is all…

I am tired, what can I do?

I have seen acupuncture work in amazing ways to help people regain their energy and thrive in their lives. Most people need more than acupuncture. In that case, custom herbal…

About Acupuncture

Seen through the eyes of today’s society, Acupuncture still is a rather vague notion. Quite paradoxical, I dare say, since it is one of the oldest recorded healing modalities. Anyway,…

What Happens During an Acupuncture Session – VIDEO

Acupuncture is amongst the oldest types of medicine practiced throughout the world. The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine presents a video on what happens during an Acupuncture session….