The doctor of traditional Chinese medicine said that insomnia is not caused by a single factor. Relying on a sleeping pill alone can only make the stalled locomotive stop when it hits something, and all the carriages behind will fall to this side; the picture shows the situation.

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[Health Channel/Comprehensive Report] During the Lunar New Year, many people want to relax, but after a long holiday, they can't sleep well, or even suffer from insomnia.

Liu Liwei, an attending doctor of Taoyuan Yiwen Fengze TCM, said that insomnia is not caused by a single factor. From the perspective of TCM, too cold weather, gastrointestinal dysfunction, decreased blood circulation, and emotional depression may all lead to insomnia. If you want to achieve a good sleep , It is recommended to go to bed at 11 o'clock, adjust the eating habits before going to bed, and try to block the light source as much as possible.

Liu Liwei posted on his Facebook fan page "Chinese and Western Physician Liu Liwei Taoyuan Yiwen Traditional Chinese Medicine" that insomnia is not caused by a single factor. Relying on a sleeping pill is just to make the stalled locomotive hit something and stop. All the carriages will be rickety.

From the point of view of traditional Chinese medicine, the causes of insomnia are divided into too cold and too humid environment; heart weakness, decreased blood circulation throughout the body; gastrointestinal dysfunction, flatulence, gastroesophageal reflux; emotional depression, stagnation of liver qi and excessive anger.

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Liu Liwei said that different problems should be dealt with with different prescriptions.

And there are many factors that affect sleep, such as external temperature and humidity, room light, surrounding electronic appliances, personal emotions, and personal medical problems, so there are also many sleep aids, whether it is food or is the instrument.

In addition, relying on alcohol cannot help people enter a deep sleep state, but will reduce the time of deep sleep and affect the health of the brain.

Liu Liwei reminded that if you want to achieve a good quality of sleep, it is recommended to have a regular sleep time, such as going to bed at 11 o'clock; you can have a nap, but it should not exceed 1 hour; avoid the intake of caffeine and alcohol; adjust your eating habits before going to bed, try not to Eating; the light is greatly affected, try to shield the light source; the bed is only used for sleeping and sex life, do not work on the bed.

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