Sleep Aids

Are you getting 7 to 8 hours of shut-eye each night? Consistent, quality sleep is essential for your health, but millions of Americans don't get enough of it, due to active lifestyles or medical conditions that prevent them from getting uninterrupted and restful sleep. A doctor may recommend taking an over-the-counter product that induces drowsiness, but regular exercise and avoiding caffeine and nicotine may also help you get enough rest. See smoking cessation aids.

Product Name Percent of Pharmacists' Votes
Unisom 37.0%
Tylenol PM 28.0%
Advil PM 8.0%
Sominex 8.0%
Simply Sleep 6.0%
Vicks ZzzQuil 6.0%
Nytol 4.0%
Nature Made Sleep 2.0%

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Snore Aids

Snoring is a common condition. It's caused by tissues at the top of your airway striking each other and vibrating. Men, people who are overweight, and those who sleep on their backs are more likely to snore. Some products help to open up the airways during sleep. Also see nasal strips.

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