Acupuncture Treatment For Insomnia Had Better Results Than Drugs
Patients Had Better Sleep Quality, Duration, And Daytime Alertness
Researchers have compared the effectivity of acupuncture in the ear with the drug estalozam for insomnia treatment in elder patients, with better results for acupuncture. It showed improvements in sleep quality and duration, and also daytime alertness. It involved the application of needles to the surface of the ear. The drug estalozam is the same family as diazepam (Valium). The aspects that were measured included difficulty to sleep, waking up too early and staying asleep. More here.