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Wallace B. Mendelson, M.D.
Anxiety is common but multifaceted. It’s of particular concern when combined with depression. The good news is that there are many effective treatments.
This article explores the possible causes of anxiety and includes a discussion of how to choose the treatment approach that is right for you.
Large analyses combining many studies have confirmed that sleeping pills help in chronic insomnia in the short term; results are less clear in the long-term.
Melatonin a number of qualities that make it appealing as a sleep aid in certain circumstances, however, data on its use in chronic insomnia is not encouraging.
If sleeping pills aren't working for you, take the time to reconsider everything about your sleep situation.