America, How Are You Sleeping?
Having difficulty sleeping can seep into all aspects of a person's life. It's not uncommon for adults to turn to medications to help them get some shut-eye. How many use prescriptions for this issue?
Sleeping Pills May Carry High Risks
When counting sheep and hot herbal tea doesn't work, people may turn to sleeping pills to help get a good night's rest. But the long-term risks of these medications may not be worth it.
Mental Health Meds and Driving Risks
Medications prescribed for common mental health conditions can be incredibly important treatment options. However, they come with risks as well.
Overweight Insomniacs Take Note
One more reason for obese patients to lose weight: those using sleeping pills have an even greater risk of death than non-overweight patients using the pills.
Natural Snooze Safer Than Medicated Sleep
If your good night's sleep is only achieved with a prescription, you may want to explore other ways to address your insomnia.