Can't Sleep? Ambien and Alcohol Don't Mix

Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 4:08 pm in

Roughly 80 million Americans experience periods of time when they have trouble sleeping. Lack of sleep affects our mood, immune system, blood pressure, and often results in difficulty concentrating and remembering things. Sleep is important for your overall good health and well-being.

If you are experiencing sleeplessness and are seeking medication from your doctor, or are already taking medication, you should be aware of the dangers of using Ambien and other related sedatives. You should also be aware that mixing alcohol and sedatives can be a deadly combination.

A Daunting Increase in Drug Overdoses

Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 2:57 pm in

New data from the collaborative Overdose Detection Mapping Application Program, a federal initiative that tracks data through EMS, ambulance, hospitals, and police, shows that fatal and non-fatal overdoses were 18 percent higher in March of this year than March of 2019, 29 percent higher this April, and 42 percent higher this May.