Over the Counter Sleep Aids - Aug 7th
Pharmacist Brain Jones gives expert tips on picking over the counter sleep aids.
Sleep aids are most popular among people who have chronic sleep disturbances, particularly insomnia. The incidence of these problems increases as you get older, so sleep aids are particularly popular (and particularly effective) among older adults. Insomnia is a common feature of menopause, which is another reason why sleep aids are popular ...
Supplements with melatonin or valerian root are among the most popular sleep remedies, but many other products, including many natural sleep aids, are available from different brands. Indicated Usage: Dietary supplements do not go through the same kind of rigorous testing as prescription drugs.
Valerian root is a popular supplement that may improve sleep quality and sleep disorder symptoms, at least in some people. More studies are needed on the safety of long-term use. 3.