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While there are many reasons why a person may not be getting enough sleep, one common reason is the use of prescription drugs. In this article, we will explore the effects of prescription drug use on our ability to get a good night’s sleep.
One common reason for sleep deprivation is the use of prescription drugs. Prescription drugs can have a negative effect on our ability to get a good night’s sleep. Some tips to help you include:
1. Talk to your doctor about your prescription drug use and ask if there are any alternatives that may not have such a negative effect on your sleep.
2. Make sure to follow the directions on your prescription drugs, as taking too much of certain medications can lead to sleep problems.
3. If you are having trouble sleeping, talk to your doctor about possible side effects of your medication that may be causing your insomnia.
It is important to be aware of the potential effects prescription drug use can have on our ability to get a good night’s sleep. When we are tired, our ability to think clearly and make good decisions is impaired, which can lead to accidents and mistakes. In addition, chronic sleep deprivation can have serious consequences on our health, including increasing our risk for heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. If you are having trouble sleeping, talk to your doctor about possible side effects of your medication that may be causing your insomnia.
It is very common for someone who is prescribed prescription drugs to abuse the drug and cause side effects. Prescription drug abuse is a very common problem among adolescence and adults. If you fear that your loved one is abusing prescribed medication please contact a professional to help.
Here at Buckeye Recovery Network we are ready to assist you or your family members with the highest level of care and treatment available.
Kelsey carries multiple years of experience working in the substance abuse and mental health treatment field. Her passion for this field comes from her personally knowing recovery from addiction.
Prior to Buckeye she held titles of Recovery Coach, Operations Director, and Admissions Director. Kelsey was brought on at Buckeye Recovery as the Director of Business Development. She has a passion for ensuring every individual gets the help that they need, and does so by developing relationships with other providers.
Kelsey also oversees our women’s sober living environments – The Chadwick House for Women. She is committed to creating a safe, nurturing, and conducive environment for all women that walk through the doors of Chadwick.