Seth asked in Science & MathematicsMedicine · 5 months ago

How come sleeping pills don't work for me?

I take sleeping pills and still can't sleep for some reason.

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  • Sky
    Lv 7
    5 months ago
    Best answer

    If sleeping pills used to work but don't any more, that would indicate your body has built up a tolerance to that medication so that it isn't effective any more. Either way, talk to your doctor about this issue.

  • 5 months ago

    Maybe you have a tolerance to it.

    There are mice that when given an ethanol injection will sleep longer than control mice and then there are mice that don’t seem to be minimally affected by it. They’ll fall asleep but they wake up sooner than control mice.

  • Anonymous
    5 months ago

    Is it a brand called Placebo by any chance?

  • Anonymous
    5 months ago

    Is the temperature in your bedroom too hot? Do you sleep with the TV on, or be on the computer and only get off right up until the time you go to sleep? Turn off all TV's, and electronics 30 minutes before going to bed. Do you drink anything with caffeine or eat chocolate before going to bed. Do you smoke? Are you on any anti-depressants? Are any plain lights or flickering lights on? Did you smoke marijuana regularly and then just quit cold turkey? Those are the things that can make sleeping pills not work. Being overly stimulated and too much mind chatter.

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