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Altoona, AL
A 35-year-old female asked:

What is the best way to sleep ambien (zolpidem) don't help anymore neither does melatonin please help any herbs or vitamin?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Learning to Sleep: Pills are not ever going to be the answer for you. You need to retrain your brain to sleep. This can be done naturally. You can consider a sleep disorders clinic. There are numerous books and other resources to help you with sleep teaching.
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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Sleep hygiene: First, make sure your sleep hygiene is good. Make a fixed sleep ; wake time, in a dark, cool room. Avoid alcohol ; caffeine 6 hours before sleep. Turn off tv and computer 1 hour before sleep, etc: http://tinyurl.Com/lpcwhxt see a sleep medicine physician about possible sleep disorders. Herbal helps may include chamomile, lemon balm, hops, lavender, passion flower, california poppy, etc.
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Last updated Apr 5, 2016

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