The thought of a pill that can solve your sleep problems quickly is very appealing. Unfortunately, sleep medications don’t cure insomnia, and they can often make the problem worse in the long run Concerns about the use of both over-the-counter and prescription sleep medications include:
We all know that lack of sleep can cause us to be drowsy, perform poorly at work, and be dangerous behind the wheel of a car. Ongoing sleepiness has consequences that are more serious. In children, it increases the risk of accidents and injuries.
The National Sleep Foundation found in a recent survey that about half of working adults suffer from some form of insomnia that interferes with their job. This huge national concern imposes not only on workplace performance but also highway safety, to say nothing of domestic bliss and general wellbeing.