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Are sleeping pills mother39s new little helpers? - Health tips - New

10/14/2014
01:09 | Author: Cole Thomas

Sleeping pills zopiclone
Are sleeping pills mother39s new little helpers? - Health tips - New

He prescribed sleeping pills. Kathy (45), was prescribed zopiclone – one of the so-called Z drugs, which work by releasing a brain chemical called Gaba.

‘But I still take one if I get the odd night when I can’t sleep.". "oy life is a lot less stressful since I started working from home,’ she says.

He prescribed sleeping pills. Desperate after three months of sleep problems, Kathy – who lives in South London with her accountant husband John (50), and daughters Sarah, now 12, and Flora (9) – went to her GP in tears.

This is despite guidance issued by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice) seven years ago, which recommended non-drug treatments for insomnia such as cognitive behavioural therapy, relaxation techniques and lifestyle changes where possible.

"But they don’t work long term and if used in this way the risks outweigh the benefits.".

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Pills booze double trouble - National - NZ Herald News

8/13/2014
03:22 | Author: Caitlin White

Sleeping pills zopiclone
Pills booze double trouble - National - NZ Herald News

Even the information handed out by pharmacists with common prescription sleeping pills such as zopiclone contains clear written warnings.

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Zopiclone and the related benzodiazepine class of sleep medications all worked on the same receptors in the brain. Taking the two together exaggerated the effects.

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Are sleeping pills really that bad for your health? - egraph

6/12/2014
05:33 | Author: Christina Harris

Sleeping pills zopiclone
Are sleeping pills really that bad for your health? - egraph

Millions of worried people who use sleeping pills for insomnia have a new Zopiclone, the best known, was prescribed 5.3 million times in.

If they need pills to sleep, that might indicate an underlying anxiety caused by physical ill health. But that’s guesswork. The consensus among health professionals yesterday was that there is something about people who take sleeping pills that makes them likely to die earlier – but it’s almost certainly a complex combination of factors. Alternatively, the anxiety itself could be eroding the body’s defences, causing any number of symptoms that can shorten your lifespan in subtle ways.

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Seniors dementia risk raised with sleeping pill use - Health - CBC

4/11/2014
07:24 | Author: Evan Martin

Sleeping pills zopiclone
Seniors dementia risk raised with sleeping pill use - Health - CBC

People over the age of 65 who take certain sleeping pills or anti-anxiety tetrazepam, tofizopam, triazolam, zolpidem, and zopiclone.

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People over the age of 65 who take certain sleeping pills or anti-anxiety medications may face a higher risk of developing dementia within 15 years compared with those who never took the pills, a study suggests.

But in Thursday's online issue of the British Medical Journal, researchers from France found 1.55 times higher odds of dementia among benzodiazepine users than non-users living in southwest France over 15 years of followup.

They noted that benzodiazepines remain useful for treating acute anxiety and insomnia.

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"Our data add to the accumulating evidence that use of benzodiazepines is associated with increased risk of dementia, which, given the high and often chronic consumption of these drugs in many countries, would constitute a substantial public health concern.".

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Benzodiazepines are used to treat anxiety and insomnia.

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