Sleep & Insomnia Points

Improve Sleep (Dr. Huang):
Shenmen, Heart 2, Kidney 2, Neurasthenia Area (difficulty falling asleep / dream-disturbed sleep), Neurasthenia Point (light / brief sleep episodes; easily awakened - hard to fall asleep again), Nervous Subcortex, Ear Apex (bleed) Supplement with: Liver 2, where there is Liver Qi Stagnation Liver 2 & Gall Bladder 2, where there is timidity Spleen 2, where there is Qi & Blood deficiency of Ht & Sp Spleen 2 & Stomach, where there is a Stomach Qi disorder

Insomnia (T. Oleson):
Shenmen, Point Zero, Sleep Disorder 1, Sleep Disorder 2, Thalamus (Sucortex), Forehead 1, Occiput 1, Brain 1 (= Brian Stem 2), Heart 1, Heart 2, Kidney 1, Kidney 2

Bad Dreams & Nightmares (T. Oleson):
Shenmen, Point Zero, Elbow, Sleep Disorder 1, Sleep Disorder 2, Pons, Reactional Point (Point R = Master Autonomic = ? External Sympathetic ?)

Dream Disturbed Sleep (Dr. Huang):
Dream Disturbed Sleep area (on back of Ear); Shenmen, Occiput 2, Heart 2, Neurasthenia Point, Neurasthenia Area, Nervous Subcortex, Ear Apex (Bleed) Supplement: - Kidney 2, where there is Ht-Ki disharmony - Spleen 2, where there is Ht & Sp deficiency - Liver 2, where there is Liver Qi Stagnation - Gallbladder 2, where there are nightmares

Note: Terry Oleson’s Sleep Disorder 1 point seems to be the same as his “Forearm Point” His Sleep Disorder 2 point is possibly the same as Dr. Huang’s Large Auricular Nerve point.

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