Sleeping Pills Might Up the Risk of Fatality
Recent researches have revealed that sleeping pills might tend to increase the risk of death. This was according to a new article published in a daily, which is of the view that sleeping pills might tend to have devastating effects on people's lives.
It was revealed according to a study done by Scripps Clinic Viterbi Family Sleep Center in La Jolla, California. It was found that sleeping pills are harmful and if used in excess they might be responsible for raising the risk of death of the users. "What our study shows is that sleeping pills are hazardous to your health and might cause death by contributing to the occurrence of cancer, heart disease and other ailments", said the lead author of the study, Dr Daniel F. Kripke.
They were of the view that even those people who took about 18 sleeping pills in an entire year are at a higher risk of death. This is what makes it all the more essential for people to consult their physicians before taking even the most minor medicines.
Insomnia can be a major problem for some people, but there is need to cal the doctor and ask for a prescription rather than just taking pills on one's own. There can also be alternative methods used for sleeping more peacefully. These could range from eating well seasoned dinner to drinking hot chocolate. One should also ensure that their sleeping place, their bed and pillows are comfortable enough for a healthy full night sleep. It is essential that one tries these basic things before moving to the major step of taking pills. Exercising well might also ensure a good night sleep.
There is still need for more research and development to be done to find out about the effects of sleeping pills, but people need to be careful about the use of the same in the meanwhile.
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