Acupuncture for Insomnia + Sleep Disruptions

Sleep is imperative to the health of your body. A good night's sleep sets the foundation for achieving any health goal. A bad night’s sleep may strike out of nowhere or be a chronic condition. Insomnia covers a wide array of sleep interruptions. From difficulty falling asleep, trouble staying asleep, vivid dreams, ruminating thoughts, restless sleep to no sleep at all.

Acupuncture & herbal medicine support a successful sleep ritual that helps you fall asleep faster, stay asleep longer, decrease restless sleep, increase peaceful sleep, and decrease dependency on medications.

Restless Sleep 

Acupuncture points stimulate your body's natural ability to calm nerves, regulate blood flow, and rest your mind, which has proven effective in treating the following conditions:

  • Movement disorders like Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) or musculoskeletal disorders, headaches, TMJ, jaw clenching
  • Breathing disorders like snoring or sleep apnea
  • Sleep Disruptions like Nightmares or Night terrors
  • Parasomnias like sleepwalking

Sleep Disorders

Combined with herbal medicine, acupuncture is an effective treatment plan to restore your internal balance and treat the following sleep disorders:

  • Hypersomnolence like circadian rhythm disorders and narcolepsy
  • Hormonal sleep disorders like premenstrual insomnia, menopause insomnia, pregnancy insomnia

Drug Dependent Sleep

No medication will restore the full benefits of your natural sleep cycle. Acupuncture can provide relief for many common conditions without the use of drugs and sleep aids with harmful side effects.

If you do not see your condition listed, contact us to schedule a phone consultation to find out if we can help.

Common Questions

You will not experience pain with acupuncture. You may experience warmth, heaviness, tingling, or other sensations in and around the needle site.

Success Story: Insomnia + Sleep Disruptions

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Leigh has this calming presence about her and she really takes the time to understand you and your body. She then customizes your treatment accordingly explaining the whys behind everything along the way. In just 5 weeks my circulation, allergies & sleep cycle are so much better. I would recommend Essential Accupuncture to anyone and everyone. It's so wonderful! Thank you so much Leigh!! — Kristin H.

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Our acupuncture clinic in Chicago's Logan Square neighborhood has helped hundreds of people naturally heal with safe drug-free therapies.