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Melatonin – An Effective Alternative

Overcoming insomnia is a journey – and, as you may have discovered, it can also be a matter of trial and response. Undertaken systematically overcoming insomnia and getting a good night’s sleep is an ultimately rewarding process.

But, if you’ve already made basic changes to your diet and sleep routine, and you’ve tried specific techniques for reducing stress and improving the quality of your sleep, you may be tempted to turn to artificial sleep aids like sleeping pills.

While sleeping pills may promise a miracle cure for insomnia, the inherent risks of taking sleeping pills to combat insomnia are myriad. Regardless of whether you opt for short-term sleeping pills or a longer course, barbiturates, benzodiazepines and non-benzodiazepines alike all carry similar risks – namely the potential for over-use or, in the worst cases, the possibility of addiction.

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