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A good night’s sleep is crucial for our general wellbeing. Without enough sleep you may feel tired during the day, find it harder to concentrate and may become irritable more easily. Since many of the body’s repair activities take place during sleep, having sleeping problems can also impair your general health and make you feel “run down”. It is estimated that one in five people suffer from insomnia.
There are an estimated 1.2 million people in the UK who have "chronic" loneliness, with links to poorer physical and mental health and increased use of GPs, hospitals and social services.
A growing body of research is documenting the impact of massage therapy for relief of anxiety and depression for people in a wide range of health situations.
Acupuncture plus herbal medicine outperforms omeprazole (Prilosec, Zegerid) for the treatment of acid reflux. Acupuncture plus herbs was more effective than drug therapy in both the short and long-term. In addition, acupuncture plus herbal medicine had a lower relapse rate.