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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Yes and no: It will work for a couple of days, then you might need to stop for two days and then restart it again. It is basically benadryl, (diphenhydramine) the ... Read More
Dr. Michael Summers
23 years experience Sleep Medicine
Depends : The active ingredient that makes you "sleep better" is Benadryl (diphenhydramine). Benadryl is an anti-histamine, with a known side-effect profile of ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
There isn't one best: Sleep medication. Different sleep medications suit different patients and different conditions more optimally. Melatonin is often used because it is o ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
57 years experience Internal Medicine
Sleep: Are you taking about drugs or otc products? Your doctor has prescrition soporifics tthat are more potent than otc but have the potential for tolerance ... Read More
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
50 years experience Pediatrics
Why are you asking: If you need a "powerful" anything, then you may have a serious medical problem. Sleep disruptions are very common, with many causes. Please see your ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
OTC sleep aid: Several- benadryl, (diphenhydramine) unisom, valerian, melatonin etc. But they have potential side effects.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Wilson
21 years experience Sleep Medicine
There is no best: There's no "best" natural sleep aid. What works for one person may not work for another. Melatonin and valerian root are two commons natural sleep aid ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Sangal
Dr. R Sangal answered
43 years experience Sleep Medicine
Why would you: Although it is commonly stated that slow wave sleep (stage n3 sleep, stage 3/4 sleep, delta sleep) is needed for sleep to be refreshing, there is no e ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Simpson
24 years experience Clinical Psychology
Melatonin: I have many patients that utilize melatonin and extended release melatonin to aid with sleep. Paced breathing exercises in addition to progressive mu ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Not enough info.: Which sleep aid was it?
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Sleep hygiene.: Generally, go to bed at the same time every night, awaken the same time every morning, stay in bed if you awaken during the night, no naps during the ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sal Aragona
41 years experience Dentistry
Prevention: Not being able to sleep may indicated sleep problems that can be life shortening or life threatening. The only way to know if there are serious probl ... Read More

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