This 16-page newly revised (2016) downloadable guide offers up-to-date tips for beating insomnia: foods and drugs to avoid, foods that help, herbal remedies, and sleeping pills, both prescription and over-the-counter. It contains dos and don'ts for getting a good night's sleep and a checklist to help you determine if you are running a sleep deficit.
Have you seen TV commercials for the new sleeping pill Belsomra? You know, the one with the fuzzy cat-like creature that is supposed to help you sleep. Get the straight story on this new medication. Find out about the controversial connection between some sleeping pills and Alzheimer’s disease.
Acupressure and judicious timing of light exposure can be surprisingly effective. Learn about herbal remedies that can help as well as about the supplements melatonin and magnesium.
Find out about the pros and cons of various sleeping pills, both prescription and OTC, and check the list of drugs that may cause insomnia. If you have trouble sleeping, you might be surprised to discover that your blood pressure pills or allergy medicine are keeping you awake.
Do you have sleep apnea? Find out about appropriate treatments.
Be aware that some medications for insomnia can cause dependency and may trigger withdrawal symptoms if they are stopped suddenly.
This newly revised sleep guide is packed with practical information about how to get a good night’s sleep. We invite you to download it, read it and rate it.