Faced with a frustrating night of insomnia, many folks will turn to a sleep medication. Prescribed or over-the-counter. Yet, some of those that take the meds often feel conflicted. This is especially true if they have been battling sleep disturbances for a long time.
The long-term effects of relying upon prescription or over the counter medications is that the side effects for many will present another set of challenges. The other consideration is the cost of taking meds. There are options available such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Insomnia. This takes longer to work but studies are showing that it works just as well as sleep meds and without the nasty side effects.
Sleep Tip #252 It’s OK to be conflicted about taking sleep meds