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Medication for insomnia may not be the answer for long-term sleeping problems, according to a survey carried out on behalf of a programme using cognitive behavioural techniques to tackle poor sleep.
Have you heard of Effort-Recovery Theory? It is concerned with how prolonged or repeated daily stress at work (effort) can adversely affect health if not balanced by sufficient recovery. Sleep is an important part of the recovery process and, unsurprisingly, if sleep quality is poor then it is extremely likely that there will be insufficient recovery to balance effort, with health problems being the result. Continue reading >
Anyone who has suffered a couple of nights’ bad sleep will tell you how rotten it makes you feel; how difficult it is to function the next day; how strangely it can affect your behaviour. It is therefore not surprising that many people who struggle to sleep properly turn to their doctor for help. Hypnotics such as temazepam, zolpidem and sedative antihistamines are routinely prescribed for sleeping problems.