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Do Sleeping Pills Deprive You of Healing Sleep?

Summary: Common sleeping pills don’t help you get sound, healing sleep...they just knock you out. There are safer, more effective alternatives.
Air Date: July 11, 2013
Duration: 10 Minutes
Host: Dr. Michael Smith, MD
Guest Bio: Dr. Michael Murray, ND
Michael T. Murray, ND, is a naturopathic physician regarded as one of the world's top authorities on natural medicine. An educator, lecturer, researcher, and health food industry consultant, he is the author of more than 30 books, including his newest with co-author Joseph Pizzorno ND, The Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine (Atria, Third Edition, 2012).
  • Book Title: The Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine
Most people don’t realize that sleeping pills disrupt healthy sleep cycles -- the “repair” mechanisms that help us feel rested, happy and ready to face the day.

As powerful drugs that interfere with normal brain function, most sleeping pills are highly addictive, cause depression and may even increase your risk of death.

Fortunately, there are safer and more effective alternatives.

Join Dr. Mike and expert Dr. Michael Murray to learn more about how you can get the best sleep possible.

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