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Tag: sleep and nursing home placement
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...
Study Suggests Association Between Sleep Patterns and Nursing Home Placement (VIDEO)
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Study Suggests Association Between Sleep Patterns and Nursing Home Placement?
Older women with disturbed and fragmented sleep were three times more likely to be placed in a long-term care facility than elderly women with healthier sleep patterns.Using statistics from the Study of Osteoporotic Fractures, investigators studied data of older women who wore devices that monitored sleeping patterns for three days....