Tag: problems sleeping

Cut Your Sleeping Pill Dosage Says FDA

The Food and Drug Administration is requiring manufacturers of certain sleeping pills, including Ambien, to reduce current recommended dosages. Ambien, as well as the generic forms of Ambien, all contain the ingredient zolpidem, which can cause morning drowsiness. The National Institute of Health cautions that Ambien can cause impaired motor...

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Misconceptions About Sleep Patterns of Older Folks

According to a joint study between the University of Pittsburgh’s Sleep and Chronobiology Center (SCC) and University Center for Social and Urban Research (UCSUR), there are misconceptions about the sleep patterns and quality of sleep for older adults.“Our findings suggest that in matters regarding sleep and sleepiness, as in many...

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