Sleeping Pills and Holiday Habits: What You Need to Know

You take sleeping pills—maybe all the time, maybe just occasionally—to get a good night’s rest, but you may be wondering how the hustle and bustle of the holiday season can affect your schedule and sleep habits. Here, eight factors that could play a role in your nighttime routine and how to adapt.
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'Tis the season

by Lisa Freedman

You take sleeping pills—maybe all the time, maybe just occasionally—to get a good night’s rest, but you may be wondering how the hustle and bustle of the holiday season can affect your schedule and sleep habits. After all, you'll sleep best (with or without medication) by going to bed at the same time, in the same place, every night; that's something that might not be possible in this season of early-morning shopping, late-night parties, traveling, and overindulging. Here, eight factors that could play a role in your nighttime routine, and how to adapt. 

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