Health & Fitness

April 1, 2014

Sleeping pills may not really be helping, experts say

Insomnia. “It’s a lifestyle thing; everybody’s got it,” says Gregg Jacobs, an insomnia specialist at the Sleep Disorders Center at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. More than half of American adults report that they suffer from insomnia symptoms – trouble falling asleep or waking up during the night – a few times a week, according to the National Sleep Foundation.

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