Posted by: B | 2009-08-27


I have a history of sleeping problems, mainly being a very light sleeper who cannot go back once woken - even the wind coming up will wake me. A while ago (2 months) I went through a praticularly bad phase and even battled falling asleep depite using Trepiline. My doctor gave me Zolpidem and my life has changed so much. I sleep for the first time in years and wake up refreshed. After two months they work as well as the very first night. I have read many posts where you advise against using sleeping tablets in the long run. I just cannot bear the thoughts of going back to my old pattern of waking all the time. What would you advise me.

PS: I already do all the natural things, like no caffiene, only sleep in my room, warm bath, milk, read etc

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I'm quite sure they wont do you any harm.
If they're working, go for it! If you find that one a day stops working for you, I would not be happy for you to increase the dosage, and then some other solution would need to be found.
The problem is that they often stop working after a while. But if they carry on working, that's great. Good luck!

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