Taking a closer look at our beautiful home city, Atlanta--did you know that a study published in CDC reported that 8.3 million residents suffer some form of psychological stress? The researchers also mentioned that Georgia is among one of the most stressed states in the United States. This says a lot about the common health-related ailments Atlanta residents suffer from:

- Insomnia Statistics: Insomnia facts and figures for the Atlanta area shows that one out of four residents have sleeping disturbances.
- Depression Statistics: Depression percentages reveal that mood disorders in the city have a 3-7% prevalence. People suffer either from Major Depressive Episodes or other mood disorders such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
- Fibromyalgia Statistics: Fibromyalgia figures, for Atlanta, shows that 3-6% of the population also suffer from this common chronic pain illness. Chronic pain patients also develop psychological symptoms such as depression and anxiety, in addition to their physical condition.

These numbers point to a much-needed treatment option that can be easily overlooked, and that is Traditional Chinese Medicine.

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