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Some Sleep Drugs Can Impair Driving

Many people take sleep aids to help treat their insomnia. The Food and Drug Administration reminds consumers that some insomnia medication could inhibit their ability to drive safely.

Drug May Offer New Approach to Treating Insomnia

A new drug may bring help for people with insomnia, according to a study published in the November 28, 2012, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. 

The drug, suvorexant, blocks the chemical messengers in the brain called orexins, which regulate wakefulness. This is an investigational drug that is under review by the FDA. 

FDA Approves New RLS Drug

The FDA recently approved a new drug to treat restless legs syndrome (RLS). Horizant Extended Release Tablets (gabapentin enacarbil), a once-daily treatment, is the third drug approved by the FDA to treat moderate-to-severe restless legs syndrome (RLS).

Cherry Juice Could Affect Your Insomnia

Everyone suffering from insomnia is looking for that "miracle cure." Did you ever thing cherry juice could be it? Find out more about cherry juice and how it might actually help you sleep!

Therapy and Sleep Aids; Help for Pain and Sleep

A recent study published in the journal Sleep Medicine found that behavioral therapy for insomnia coupled with pain medication improves the sleep of ailing patients. This is good news for people struggling with Fibromyalgia which is a medical syndrome that causes widespread pain and stiffness in the muscles and joints as well as sleep problems and chronic daytime fatigue.

Can't Sleep? What to do about insomnia

You know you have insomnia when you have difficulty falling asleep, wake up frequently during the night, wake up too early in the morning and suffer from daytime sleepiness.

Although insomnia is a disorder in its own right, it is often a symptom of some other disease or condition. Stress, worry, pain and jet lag are some factors that contribute to insomnia.

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