29 June

Breathing Exercise for Sleep

This breathing exercise is also called the Shabd Kriya, which I’ve learned from my studies in Kundalini yoga.  It is a gentle yet effective exercise to help regulate sleep, and it is appropriate for most forms of insomnia. To begin, sit comfortably in a quiet place at bedtime. Close your eyes and place hands palms […]

27 June

Battling Insomnia: Tips for Better Sleep

Ahhh, summer — your days are warm, school is out, and suddenly everyone is busy with travel, camp, outdoor activities, and social gatherings. With the change in light and possibly your family schedule, you or someone in your family may find that your sleep cycle is thrown off.  To battle insomnia or restless sleep, follow these […]

3 January

Insomnia relief with acupuncture

In our society we put a premium on our waking hours and have the tendency to underestimate the importance of a full-night’s sleep. Millions of people who suffer from insomnia look for quick fixes instead of exploring the root causes of the problem. Sleep hygiene is an afterthought for many people. Evening is a time […]

20 February

Insomnia and “Cool” Sleep Concept

I’ve struggled with insomnia since college and acupuncture has greatly helped regulate my sleep. And as an acupuncturist, I frequently treat sleep disorders with a high success rate. But before I discovered that acupuncture was a viable treatment for my own insomnia, I tried anything I could find to reduce my sleeplessness. And in my […]

13 December

Acupuncture and Insomnia

Insomnia may arise as a result of hormonal imbalances, depression, stress, breathing issues, behaviors, and a host of other issues.  Treating the symptoms of insomnia with sleep drugs will not address the underlying cause.  Acupuncture will holistically address both the symptoms as well as the underlying cause of insomnia. Acupuncture works by normalizing the circulatory, […]

20 July

Sleep Hygiene Tips for Insomnia

Are you struggling with insomnia or restless sleep? These sleep hygiene tips will provide you with some self-care tools to battle sleep issues and improve the quality of your sleep. Stick to a sleep schedule. If you go to bed at the same time every night, your body will get used to falling asleep at […]