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Me Fuimaono-Poe, Pacific College Faculty, Featured on CBD for Sleep

August 16, 2021 INSIDER recently featured Pacific College medical cannabis faculty member Me Fuimaono-Poe on how best to use CBD to enhance your sleep. It’s not as straightforward as you might think; some research has found that smaller doses of CBD may stimulate instead of sedating, making sleep more difficult or of lower quality. Fuimaono-Poe …

Ayurveda and Sleep

Sleep is a key ingredient for a healthy and joyful life. Good sleep acts as a rejuvenator of the mind and regenerator of the body, enabling us to perform optimally during our waking hours. Even powerful medicine is of hardly any use if this fundamental ingredient of life is missing. Unfortunately, the modern approach to getting enough sleep is taking vast numbers of sleeping pills. Approximately 60 million sleeping pill prescriptions were filled in 2011, a new high. Both the effectiveness and safety of these drugs are inadequately reviewed, and though typically prescribed for short-term use only, some users become abusers, heavily addicted.

Traditional Chinese Medicine Encourages Restful Sleep: Alternative Treatment for Insomnia, Nightmares, or Fitful Sleeping

The ancient practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) offers some insight to the varying causes of sleeplessness. The pairing of acupuncture with herbal remedies can bring relief to patients with chronic insomnia, nightmares, and even sleep apnea. Patients battling chronic insomnia can tell you that insufficient or poor quality sleep leads not only to irritability …