– 4% of all Americans take sleeping pills, according to new study
– Women, older people and the well-educated are more likely to take drugs
– Pill use seems to be rising due to surge in obesity and electronic gadgets
Nearly 9million Americans rely on sleeping to get a good night’s rest, according to groundbreaking new research.
The findings, which are the first in-depth examination of how many people require drugs to fall asleep, show that white, female, older and educated Americans are more likely to use the pills.
In addition to the 8.6million people using prescription pharmaceuticals for sleep, millions are more are believed to rely on other options such as over-the-counter medicines or herbal remedies.
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