Getting a Good Night's Sleep: The Traditional Chinese Medicine Approach

April 13, 2018

Occasional nights of sleeplessness can be inconvenient and lead to minor cognitive deficit the next morning. However, the long term effects of lack of sleep can strongly impact one’s well-being. Less than 7 hours of sleep a night can be harmful to your health, contributing to heart disease, depression, obesity and diabetes type II. With our current modern lifestyle, it can be difficult to wind down at night, but it is important to understand how good sleep hygiene plays a big role in maintaining health and happiness.

 

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