A member 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 answered

Specializes in General Practice

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.

Answered Apr 20, 2014



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Dr. Pamela Pappas answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

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.

Answered Apr 5, 2016



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