Sleep DisordersInfo Center
Sedatives and Driving May Mean Danger Ahead
Some drivers may want to put on the brakes when it comes to taking sedatives.
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.
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.
Finally Sleeping Soundly
The drug Ambien has established effectiveness at helping insomniacs, people who spend their nights trying to somehow charm their own body into giving up wakefulness. A new study finds that patients with primary insomnia are unlikely to escalate their dose.