Each year millions of people are abusing sleeping pills just to achieve their longer, better sleep cycles every night. The regular sleeping cycle for an adult should at least be sleeping 3 to 4 hours in a night, though the target normal sleep habit should be 6 to 8 hours is needed for an adult to feel freshened every morning.


Addiction is a psychological disorder when a person persistently uses drugs  (either illegal or legal as long as it’s being abused) that may cause substantial harm to the body. Even sleeping pills are abused and used by people who are having trouble sleeping. 

Usually, people with insomnia are the ones who reportedly became addicted to sleeping pills, men diagnosed with insomnia sleep less than 6 hours in a night or either has a delay in falling asleep. 


These are the tablets that are available in over-the-counter pharmacy that commonly used to treating insomnia are Benzodiazepines drug or sometimes called benzos can be found in nitrazepam (commonly sold under the brand name of Mogadon), and Non-Benzodiazepines drug sometimes called Z-drugs usually can be found in eszopiclone (Lunesta), zaleplon (Sonata), zolpidem (Ambien). Later on, we will discuss further how these products work and identify. But, all of these products have side-effects and never uses it when hours later going to work, so it should be used according to its dosage to avoid further accidents or overdoses, such as drowsiness, and confusion which will lead to cause dementia (A syndrome usually progressive or chronic that will deteriorate incognito function that affects memory-loss, lesser thinking, harder comprehension, and consciousness.)

Not everyone taking the medication feels contented, instead of using the same drug will lead you to addiction that may result from intense craving over the drug and sooner become more dependent, they couldn’t sleep even lying on the bed following sleep hygiene, but since your mind telling you to take medication that’s the time you are being addicted already with the drug. Afterward, overdosing will sooner lead you to withdrawal symptoms which rebound insomnia, Depression, anxiety, and palpitation. After 2 weeks of still using the drug, the damage in your brain could be permanent and lead to excess lethargy drunk-like behavior, abdominal pain, and shortness of breathing because of the persisting usage of the drug. 


Overall, Sleeping pills could help you ease in getting you to get sleep, with the proper medication you might avoid certain harm to the body. Always ask for a Sleep medicine Specialist for a proper prescription of the drug before jumping to diagnosis your self and buy over the counter drugs. There are also herbal pathic remedies that would help in sleeping with lesser to no side effects. But, most importantly is to have a proper diet, sleeping schedules, exercise, and avoid caffeine products after a couple of hours of going to sleep. And for those people who undergo emotional problems, meditation for at least 20 to 30 minutes a day or schedule for counseling would be a big help to you. Sleeping is very essential to anyone in this world even animals needed sleep. So, treat yourself to a long sleep. If medication is needed at least after the dosage of prescription is done, start detoxing to get rid of the medication.