A NOTE ON SLEEP­ING MEDICINES

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Sleep­ing tablets or medicines that en­cour­age sleep are not used of­ten be­cause they have the po­ten­tial to cause harm. Us­ing sleep­ing tablets on an on­go­ing ba­sis can lead to you de­vel­op­ing a de­pen­dency on them, as well as an in­creased risk of falls, con­fu­sion and dif­fi­cul­ties with driv­ing. Re­search has shown that tak­ing sleep­ing tablets for more than 10 nights in a row can make sleep­ing dif­fi­cul­ties worse. – South African So­ci­ety of Sleep Medicine

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