Medical Cannabis for Sleeping Disorders

Medical Cannabis for Sleeping Disorders

A restful night’s sleep is essential for good health, yet 1 in 5 of us struggle to get the recommended 8 hours.* Cannabis-based treatments may provide long-term relief from insomnia, narcolepsy, sleep apnoea, or restless leg syndrome.

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Sleeping Disorders

Sleep quality, timing, and duration can affect your relationships, work performance, and mental health. Yet most conventional sleep aids are only recommended for short-term use, leaving chronic sleep disorder sufferers without a long-term option. While holistic approaches, including mindfulness, relaxation techniques, and more recently, CBD oil, are becoming popular alternative options, cannabis-based treatments may offer a more effective remedy for severe sleep disorders.

How Can Cannabis-Based Treatments Help?

In low doses, THC can induce a sedative effect and help to reduce the time it takes to fall asleep, while also increasing sleep duration. CBD can boost serotonin, alleviate stress and anxiety, and promote a relaxing bedtime routine, leading to better sleep. Since serotonin regulates sleep and is a precursor to melatonin, higher serotonin levels can help you to fall asleep more easily.


Improvement in quality of sleep reported by patients using medical cannabis oil in a controlled trial

1 billion

Adults around the world suffer from sleep apnoea


Of UK adults are aware cannabis treatments can be prescribed for sleep disorders

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The potential of medical cannabis for insomnia

We all have trouble sleeping from time to time. Restless nights are at least a semi-common occurrence for most people, but if you find yourself battling through weeks or months-long issues surrounding sleep, there may be more at play.

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"Sleep is a fundamental aspect of health, it plays a vital role in allowing both our mind, and our body, time to recover for the next day.In a clinical setting, medical cannabis can be prescribed to eligible patients to assist in the treatment of sleeping disorders because of its sedative and relaxing qualities. For those who struggle to feel rested, or suffer from bad nightmares, THC is a useful component as it increases deep sleep at the expense of REM sleep. Evidence suggests THC may also help reduce sleep onset times and address pain concerns that disturb sleep quality, while CBD has shown to alleviate feelings of stress and anxiety, which can help in achieving a more restful, and relaxing bedtime routine."

Dr David Tang

Medical Director

Common sleep disorder symptoms

Daytime fatigue

Difficulty concentrating

Difficult falling asleep

Difficult staying asleep

Excessive daytime sleepiness

Impaired memory



Poor work performance

Restless legs

Sleep onset insomnia

Sleep paralysis

It's important to note that these symptoms are general and may not be exclusive to any specific sleeping disorder. Consulting with a healthcare professional is crucial for accurate diagnosis and tailored treatment plans based on individual needs.

Common sleep disorders

Restless Legs Syndrome

Nightmare Disorder


If you’re looking for an alternative to conventional medicine, cannabis-based treatments could be the answer to restore your quality of life. The first step is to find out if you’re eligible.
Am I eligible?