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What is a natural substitute for a sleeping pill?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Natural sleep aids

You can try the following 1inositol 2melatonin 3valerian root extract 4l tryprophan 5magnesium 6 hot bath before going to sleep 7doxylamine 8diphenylhydramine 9chamomile 10kava kava all these have been recommended and some work better than others and some have side effects, you can educate yourself about the dosage and some side effects for these as these areoutside the jurisdiction of fda.

In brief: Natural sleep aids

You can try the following 1inositol 2melatonin 3valerian root extract 4l tryprophan 5magnesium 6 hot bath before going to sleep 7doxylamine 8diphenylhydramine 9chamomile 10kava kava all these have been recommended and some work better than others and some have side effects, you can educate yourself about the dosage and some side effects for these as these areoutside the jurisdiction of fda.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: OTC sleeping pill

Best sleep aid is to find & treat the cause of lack of sleep.
Some otc sleep aids are melatonin for occasional insomnia.

In brief: OTC sleeping pill

Best sleep aid is to find & treat the cause of lack of sleep.
Some otc sleep aids are melatonin for occasional insomnia.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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