How the Acupressure Mat can help with insomnia


Acupressure Mat (Tibetan Applicator) makes it easy to get rid of Insomnia quickly and for good!


Insomnia is the disturbance of a normal sleep pattern. For example, when you cannot get to sleep or wake up after only a few hours sleep.


How to use the Acupressure Mat


The applicator should be used regularly before going to bed. It should be applied to the spinal area. This can be achieved by placing the applicator out on a flat, soft surface and lying on it. You should allow your own body weight to provide the pressure needed for 40-90 minutes.


During the first 3-5 minutes a moderate pricking pain can be felt from the circles of spines. It is important to feel the pricking sensation.


After the first 3-5 minutes your muscles will begin to warm and the warmth will spread around the area. A feeling of relaxation will continue through to the end of the treatment period. Please note that some reddening of your skin is normal after using the applicator.

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Difficulties with sleep can appear in a variety of ways:


  • Difficulty getting to sleep (sleep onset insomnia) - this is most common in young people
  • Waking in the night (frequent nocturnal awakening) - most common in older people
  • Waking early in the morning - the least common type of sleep disturbance
  • Not feeling refreshed after sleep. You may have trouble functioning normally during the day, feel irritable, tired, and find it difficult to concentrate
  • Waking when you have been disturbed from sleep by pain or noise

Insomnia can last for days, months or even years and can be split into three categories:


  • Transient insomnia lasts for 2-3 days
  • Short-term insomnia lasts for more than a few days but less than 3 weeks
  • Chronic insomnia can be defined as insomnia most nights for 3 weeks or longer. Chronic insomnia can lead to mental health problems such as depression, or misuse of alcohol or other medicines in order to gain sleep

Every individual is different so, it is hard to define what normal sleep is for you.


Other factors include your age, lifestyle, diet and environment


Newborn babies can sleep for 16 hours a day, while children of school age need an average of 10 hours. Adults usually need, on average, 7 to 9 hours sleep a night. As we get older, its normal to need less sleep. Most people over 70 need less than 6 hours sleep per night; and they tend to be light sleepers. It is important to know that nearly everyone has problems sleeping at some time or other and it is thought that a third of people in the UK have bouts of insomnia.


Source: http://www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk


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My back becomes painful after hard housework or gardening or just exercising. I just lie on my Acupressure Mat and the aches normally completely disappear in a few minutes leaving me a nice feeling of warmth and relaxation. It is an amazing thing this mat, I would highly recommend it to everyone who's got a severe pain and doesn't know what to do. I like that it is a completely natural treatment without drugs.

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