Based on 1,400+ Actual User Experiences
Sleeping pills / supplements may be appropriate to take if a person temporarily needs help sleeping during a time of stress or illness.
People who are not stressed or ill and still can't sleep well, either occasionally or regularly, should practice proper sleep hygiene before resorting to sleeping pills.
CBT has been shown to not only be more effective than sleeping pills but also does not have the potentially serious side effects of many pills.
Sleeping pills may be appropriate for longer-term use when all other non-drug methods have been attempted with limited or no success.
Below are the sleeping pills / supplements with completed research:
Also see the sleeping pill comparison to learn how the above pills compare to each other based on actual user experiences.
Sleep Like The Dead has gathered data from over 1,400 sleeping pill / supplement users (Ambien, Lunesta and Melatonin).
Our purpose was to document and compare their effectiveness and identify what dangers and side effects are involved in their use.
The sources of this data are over 100 online
message boards in which sleeping pill users share with others their
experiences regarding their use of the medication.