Acupuncture for


Acupuncture treatment for insomnia on the Gold Coast


[Evidence: Potential Positive Effect]

A 2016 systematic review found acupuncture statistically superior to sham (3 studies) and medication (27 studies) (91). Acupuncture may be superior to medication. Acupuncture for insomnia is potentially mediated by norepinephrine, melatonin, gamma-aminobutyric acid, and beta-endorphin (90).


Post-Stroke Insomnia

[Evidence: Potential Positive Effect]

Acupuncture superior to sham acupuncture and to medication for post-stroke insomnia (133).


Allied Acupuncture Gold Coast

7a/2 Executive Drive, Burleigh Waters QLD 4220
Allied Acupuncture Gold Coast is located near Treetops Shopping Plaza, 5 minutes from the M1, just off Bermuda Street.

It is your local clinic for Varsity Lakes, Reedy Creek, Bonogin and Burleigh Waters.

Commute to work? Get a treatment on the way home while the traffic dies down.

More About Insomnia

  • 90. Zhao K. Acupuncture for the treatment of insomnia. Int Rev Neurobiol. 2013;111:217-34.

    91. Shergis JL, Ni X, Jackson ML, Zhang AL, Guo X, Li Y, et al. A systematic review of acupuncture for sleep quality in people with insomnia. Complement Ther Med. 2016 Jun;26:11-20.

    133. Lee SH, Lim SM. Acupuncture for insomnia after stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2016;16:228.

Visit Our Gold Coast Clinic

We are located near Treetops Shopping Plaza, just off Bermuda Street and 5 minutes from the M1. Commute to work? Get a treatment on the way home while the traffic dies down.

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