Why Sleeping Pills Don’t Work in the Long Run, and What to Do Instead

Below are the responses that I gave for an interview about sleeping pills and sleep strategies. I hope you enjoy: What makes sleeping pills so addictive? Sleeping pills, usually benzodiazepines (Temazepam, Valium) or benzodiazepine receptor agonists (Zolpidem, Zopiclone, Stilnox), are so addictive because they do help to lower our physiological and cognitive levels of arousal. Hyper-arousal, especiallyContinue reading “Why Sleeping Pills Don’t Work in the Long Run, and What to Do Instead”