Acupuncture better than drugs for insomnia – The Journal of Chinese Medicine

See on Scoop.itJapanese acupuncture

That A Chinese study suggests that acupuncture compares favourably with benzodiazepine drugs for improving sleep quality and daytime functioning in… (#Acupuncture better than drugs for #insomnia.

Thomas Blasejewicz‘s insight:

That is just fine, but has ONE problem.

The "REAL" acupuncture is usually defined as "authentic Chinese acupuncture", something I would rather describe as mediaval torture, while Japanese acupuncture is labeled "sham acupuncture". … implying that the Japanese have been practicing "fake" acupuncture for 1,500 years …

Some of my personal ideas about "real" and "fake" acupuncture are outlined in a little ebook currently available at Amazon:

"Acupuncture
The easy way – or the hard way"

See on www.jcm.co.uk

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About nyuwa

German acupuncturist living in Japan for 32 years. My ideas about "common sense" may not necessarily be common sense to others.
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