When sleeping, the main factor is not just the length of sleep, but rather how you feel after waking up. Has sleep been restful for the body and revitalizing for the mind? If you are tired when you wake, this is considered in TCM to be insomnia, even if you slept for 12 hours!
According to TCM theory, insomnia is not a disease but a symptom. Any pattern that produces an excess or deficiency can result in disturbed sleep. Emotions that affect your mood may also disturb sleep or dreams.Read More