YS Healthcare INSOMNIA/失眠 Treatment Services

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The Adephi Singapore 179803
Tel: 65-68831038
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INSOMNIA/失眠 Treatment Service

What is Insomnia/什么是失眠?

Insomnia is defined as difficulties initiating and/or maintaining sleep, or nonrestorative sleep, associated with impairments of daytime functioning or marked distress for more than 1 month. It can occur at any age, particularly common in the elderly.

失眠是一种常见的病症,是指经常不能获得正常睡眠为特征的一种病证。临床有不同的表现形式和伴发症状,有的表现为入睡困
难,辗转反侧,联想不断。或睡眠易醒,醒后难再入睡。也有睡眠不安,多梦。严重者,可整夜难以入睡,晨起感觉头脑胀痛,
心烦不安。常伴有记忆力减退、头晕、心慌等神经衰弱症状而影响日常工作和生活。

中医称失眠为“不寐”、“不得眠”或“不得卧”等。

What are the causes of insomnia in TCM/失眠的中医病因?

In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), insomnia is likely due to deficiency in the function of HEART, LIVER, KIDNEY, SPLEEN and STOMACH. Pathogenic factors such as‘heat’,‘fire’,‘phlegm’and‘dampness’also play a part.

中医学认为失眠的病因主要是心、肝、胆、脾、胃、肾的脏腑功能失调,扰动心脑之神而导致失眠。

根据临床不同的症状,失眠可分虚证与实证。虚证有胃气失和、心脾两虚、阴虚火旺、心胆气虚、心肾不交、肝郁血虚等。实证
有热扰神明、肝郁化火、痰热内扰、瘀血内阻等。

What kind of TCM treatments can help/中医如何治疗失眠?

The TCM physician will go through a proper TCM diagnosis methods with the patient to identify the cause of the patient’s insomnia and customize the TCM treatments to the individual needs. The treatments usually includes a combination of:
• Chinese herbal medicine,
• acupuncture,
• ear acupuncture point pressing therapy
• blood-letting therapy
• tui-na therapy
• cupping etc
These treatments can help to improve the sleep quality by strengthening the patient’s organs and dispelling disease-causing factors.

中医治疗失眠是通过辨证论治,找出病因,然后针对患者的症型和体质,采用个人化及相对应的方法治疗。治疗方法可以综合以
下几种:
• 中药
• 针灸
• 耳穴贴压
• 刺络放血
• 推拿
• 拔罐等

这些治疗方法可通过补益心脾、滋阴降火、交通心肾、疏肝养血、益气镇惊、化痰清热、和胃化滞、活血通络等治法,使气血和
调,阴阳平衡,脏腑功能恢复正常来改善和防治失眠。 除了药物治疗,精神治疗和生活调节也很重要。

Media interviews /媒体采访

wb-291212

29 Dec 2012
联合晚报 - 保健10分钟
生理功能渐衰退老人易失眠

st-mindyourbody_190112

19 Jan 2012
The Straits Times - Mind Your Body - Sinseh Says
Affected by lack of quality sleep

st-mindyourbody_271011

27 Oct 2011
The Sunday Times – Mind Your Body - Sinseh Says
Dreams disrupt sleep every night

wb-190411

19 Apr 2011
联合晚报 - 体面人生
睡前保养有方 - 作个睡美人

wb-061210

6 Dec 2010
联合晚报 - 保健10分钟
更年期女性易失眠

zb-290309

29 Mar 2009
早报周刊 - 健康101 Wellness
睡眠不足易引发多种疾病

wb-150308

15 Mar 2008
联合晚报_医药保健
吃香蕉防碍睡眠

uw-117-040308

4 Mar 2008
优1 周117_保健Healthcare
失眠

st-080707

8 Jul 2007
The Sunday Times – Lifestyle -_Pulse - Sinseh Says
Losing sleep over bedtime

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