Insomnia is a condition which includes sleep disorders such as lack of sleep or sleep deprivation, a poor quality of sleep or early awakening.


Whereas common drugs prescribed in Western Medicine can help with symptoms of insomnia, they will not treat any underlying cause. However, acupuncture treatment focusing on the brain it stimulates the nervous system which is responsible for reducing stress levels and promoting relaxation. Moreover, acupuncture doesn’t present any side effects unlike drugs used by Western Medicine.

See what the British Acupuncture Council says about treating insomnia with acupuncture.