Insomnia treating with entry / exit points

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Insomnia treating with entry / exit points

Published on 05-19-2020


"anon144776" - this is their first post.

Trying to remember how to treat insomnia using entry exit points.
Patient waking 3am, I believe I would choose LU 7, LV1, LV14, GB1, GB41.
Or do I have it backwards?


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Issues/Symptoms: insomnia

Patterns: kidney yin deficiency, spleen blood deficiency


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comment by "ChadD" (acupuncturist)
on May 2020

I don’t think there is really a way to answer this. Fixed protocols are in many ways the antithesis of Chinese Medicine. So the points would be based entirely on the individual patients presentation and not was has worked for someone else or a more generic protocol. Some points will appear in many protocols due to their broad systemic affects, but the treatment still needs to be tailored to the individual. For further reference, I would suggest looking at:

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