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By Robert Shaw, DC – Southington, CT Chiropractor

(Reuters Health) Popular sleep drugs such as Ambien can leave even the healthiest older people groggy and prone to stumbling, falling and confusion when they wake up, U.S. researchers report.

The drug, sold by Sanofi Aventis and other makers and known generically as zolpidem, appears to act broadly in the brain and has a numbing effect for at least half an hour after waking, the researchers reported in the Journal of the American Geriatric Society.   Read Full Story Here

If you’re suffering from sleep disturbances, pills are not the answer.  Misalignment of the upper two vertebrae (atlas and axis) can create nerve tension, and resulting change in normal sleeping patterns.  If you’re having difficulty sleeping, try Chiropractic first… we can help!