Century City Medical Plaza

2080 Century Park E., Ste 1501

Los Angeles, CA 90067

Served 15 Years on Staff
Cedars Sinai

Over 20 Years

Author - Speaker

Studied in United States & China

Stress, Depression, Anxiety, Insomnia

Why Acupuncture and East-West Medicine are Up To 98% Effective Treating Stress, Depression, Anxiety & Insomnia

Treating stress, anxiety, insomnia & depression including panic attacks with East-West Functional Medicine means state of the art treatments that take advantage of both Western Scientific Advances and the Safe, Effective, Natural, and Self-Sustaining, Functional Approach of Eastern Medicine.  Eastern Functional Medicine includes Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine and is the only medicine in the world backed by 2,000 years of Written, Empirical Clinical Evidence to treat Stress, Depression, Anxiety, and Insomnia.  Dr. Barrett boasts a 90% success rate in treating stress, anxiety, insomnia & depression including panic attacks.  This includes weaning patients off of medications.

The primary underlying cause of stress, anxiety, insomnia & depression including panic attacks is related to emotional excesses. We react twenty times stronger to emotional stimuli as emotions tend to link up with your imagination. Most of your emotional excesses come from 1. Careers, 2. Family, 3. Relationships, and 4. Irregular Eating Patterns. When left unaddressed, emotional excesses lead to stress. Stress affects the central nervous system (CNS). This inhibits our ability to relax and may lead to anxiety. Anxiety prevents us from focusing and can undermine our ability to lead a functional life. Severe anxiety may lead to insomnia. The inability to function normally and lack of sleep may soon lead to depression or panic attacks. Treating these symptoms long term with medications can lead to complications and limit your ability to live a fulfilling life. 

The Functional Medicine Approach of Traditional Chinese Medicine is the only medicine in the world that has treated stress, anxiety, insomnia & depression including panic attacks naturally with the wisdom of 2000 years of written empirical clinical evidence.  Treatments may include Acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Herbology, Diet & Nutrition, Exercise, and Stress Management. With 2000 years of wisdom applied with Traditional Chinese Medicine, treatments are natural, safe, effective, and self-sustaining.  In addition to many recent studies showing his treatments to be at least as effective treatment with medication, Dr. Barrett can boast a 90% effective rate in helping patients wean off medications and maintain a life free of stress, anxiety, insomnia & depression including panic attacks.

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Clinical Trials Treating Stress, Depression, Anxiety, & Insomnia

Acupuncture and East-West Medicine Achieve 98% Clinical Cure for Insomnia
Zhang XF. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion 1993, 13(6):297-298

Acupuncture and East-West Medicine 93% Clinical Cure for Stress
Que YT et al. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion, 1986, 6(2):57

Acupuncture and East-West Medicine Produce Same Effects as Medication for Depression Without Side-Effects
Luo HC et al. Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 1985, 5(1):3-893% Clinical Cure for Stress

Acupuncture and East-West Medicine 93.75% Effective Treating Anxiety; Better Than Medication without Side Effects
Liu Jinpeng, Meng Li, Yu Xinqian, Wu Ming (2015) “Sedative Qingnao Acupuncture to Treat Anxiety Disorders Randomized Controlled Study” Journal of Practical Traditional Chinese internal Medicine Vol.29 (8) pp.152-153

Acupuncture and East-West Medicine 92.9% Effective Treating Insomnia; Better Than Medication without Side Effects
Shao, Yue. “Clinical study on acupuncture for primary insomnia.” Journal of Acupuncture and Tuina Science 15, no. 6 (2017): 410-414.

Acupuncture and East-West Medicine 90.7% Effective Treating Post-Partum Depression; Better Than Medication without Side Effects
Huang, Han-ling, Li Peng, Su Zheng, and Lu-shan Wang. “Observation on therapeutic effects of acupuncture plus psychological intervention for postpartum depression.” Journal of Acupuncture and Tuina Science 12, no. 6 (2014): 358-361.

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Patient Testimonials Treating Stress, Anxiety, Insomnia & Depression

Testimonials for Clinical Effectiveness of Acupuncture for Stress, Anxiety, Insomnia & Depression.

Stress: Sue, Age 52 “Dr. Barrett, just wanted to let you know I felt great after seeing you this afternoon. I really feel like I’m on the right path as to getting back to “normal” per se. Sue”

Insomnia: Christina, Age 28 “Dear John, I just wanted to thank you for all of your help and attention with acupuncture and and for being so generous with your time. It feels so great to finally be having some decent sleep. I cannot tell you how relieved I feel. You are a wonderful doctor. Sincerely, Christina”

Insomnia, Anxiety: Sherry, Age 31 “I went to John to find out if there was a natural way to help me with my anxiety and insomnia. He recommended acupuncture and Chinese herbs. After one session of acupuncture I could tell a huge difference. I have been sleeping much better now and feel far less stressed. The experience was painless and comfortable. The environment that he has created in very soothing! He even plays relaxing music during the acupuncture procedure. I would have never thought that after only 2 treatment’s of acupuncture I could feel this good!”

Insomnia: Tony, Age 54 “Two days of good sleep and counting! My first night after treatment last Monday resulted in a deeper sleep while waking up twice. I slept through the night the second day and hope to do the same tonight thanks to your treatment and herbal supplements. Meanwhile, I hope all is well and look forward to seeing you soon. “

Snoring, Sleep Apnea: Dan, Age 31 “A throat and nose specialist suggested I spend the night under observation in a sleep clinic. If everything was as expected, he recommended that I have my tonsils removed and that all would be fine. After visiting Dr. Barrett, he recommended an herbal formula which he had designed to eliminate snoring. After my first cup of his formula, I noticed that my lungs, sinuses, and bronchioles were considerably more open, and my breath was much freer. That night I slept extremely well with neither sleep apnea nor snoring. I continued to drink this formula over the next couple of weeks, and it has been two years without any recurring effect. Being well aware of the pain, side effects, and recovery time to heal from having one’s tonsils removed, my wife and I are most thankful for Dr. Barrett’s advice and treatment.”

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Dr. Barrett's Comprehensive Functional Approach

Being a Primary Care Physician with over 20 years clinical experience, having trained in China and the U.S., and over 15 years on staff at Cedars Sinai, Dr. Barrett specializes in complex medical conditions.  With his Comprehensive Functional Approach to East-West Medicine that is supported by over 2,000 years of empirical, clinical evidence in writing and the advantages of modern scientific research, he is prepared to provide you with state-of-the-art treatments that are safe, natural, and self-sustaining.  Dr. Barrett will dedicate as much time as necessary to review with you, face to face, your complete medical history, all current medical concerns, a comprehensive treatment plan in terms of both Eastern and Western Medicine, and a self-sustainable Wellness Track™.

Dr Barrett’s Comprehensive Functional Approach to East-West Medicine treats your condition and the factors that caused your condition.  One advantage to Dr. Barrett’s approach is his skill developed in Traditional Diagnostic Methods based on Observation, Inquiry, and Palpation that many times can provide more clinical data than weeks of lab testing.  This allows same day diagnosis and treatments that can at times provide cures before lab data can be obtained.  Dr. Barrett offers comprehensive Acupuncture treatments with a functional medical approach for increased effectiveness. Dr. Barrett may offer you a custom herbal formula based on the wisdom and 2,000 years of written clinical evidence of Traditional Chinese Medicine.  Dr. Barrett will discuss diet & nutrition and how to use food as medicine.  Based on his recently published book, Caveman Bodies in a Corporate Jungle, he will mentor you on managing demands of your career, family life, lifestyle, workstyle, and how to maintain a positive attitude.  If necessary, he will discuss the benefits of genome medicine and Western forms of functional medicine.

Dr. Barrett performs annual physicals, orders blood tests, lab tests, DNA profiles, ultrasounds, x-rays, and MRIs.  With his office in the Century City Medical Plaza and being on staff at Cedars Sinai, his referral network includes some of the best physicians in Los Angeles.  Dr. Barrett understands western pharmaceuticals and their compatibility with herbal medicines. He can explain the nature of your disease through the eyes of both Western Medicine and Eastern Medicine. Whether you suffer from a serious disease, pain, or are simply trying to become pregnant, he can help. Seeing Dr. John Barrett means state of the art treatments and a most comprehensive functional approach to East-West Medicine.

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Your Sustainable Wellness Track™

Even the best and the brightest can use guidance in achieving and maintaining new levels of wellness.  After treating your high priority health issues, Dr. Barrett recommends staying well with a personalized Wellness Track™ to address other health conditions.  This could mean improving digestion, sleep, relaxation, skin, vision, weight-loss, etc.

A Wellness Track™ carves out time for self-nourishment and time management to address your health and wellness.  A Wellness Track™ with Dr. Barrett will tap into the wisdom of his 35 years of global corporate and medical experience for mentoring. coaching, and motivating for lifestyle and work-style improvements.  Given Dr. Barrett’s unique background, you can be sure his words of advice are from real life experiences and not a training manual or theoretical concepts.

A Wellness Track™ means a better quality life with longevity.  A Wellness Track can be as simple as one office visit a month for a health check, wellness goal setting, bench marking achievements, self-care instructions to achieve goals, and an optional wellness treatment or wellness herb formula.  A Wellness Track™ means staying on top of your game and achieving the most in life.

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Have a Specific Questions About Your Situation?

Dr. Barrett specializes in difficult cases.  If you have any questions regarding your specific condition, use the links below to take advantage of Dr. Barrett’s FREE telephone consultaion.  He will be happy to answer any questions and help guide you to the best care possible.

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Caveman Bodies in a Corporate Jungle: How to stay healthy while excelling in a work environment

FREE BOOK GIFT For New Patients
Caveman Bodies in a Corporate Jungle:  How to Stay Healthy While Excelling in a Work Environment
By Dr. John Barrett

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