Research has shown that there is a link between depression and insomnia, 7 out of 10 adults will suffer from both conditions. Sleep is an essential part of one’s health and mental wellbeing, and thus alleviates depression and anxiety. Studies have revealed that more than half of all adults in the UK struggle with sleep. Women are three times more likely to have sleep problems than men. The study involving 11,129 adults also indicated that 25% of the recipients had struggled with insomnia for over 11 years. Sleep is vital as it is in this time that our bodies repair and replenish, preparing for the day ahead. Sleeping tablets help one get the sleep they need as most of them offer uninterrupted sleep for about 6-7 hours. Which sleeping pills should you take? Zopiclone – the medication is effective in treating insomnia. It helps users fall asleep and stay asleep through the night. It supresses the central nervous system which thus reduces brain activity, and induces sleep. Zolpidem – this medication is also known as Ambien. It does not just induce sleep but also provides 6-7 hours uninterrupted sleep. Zolpidem also affects the central nervous system thereby helping one to sleep. Precautions when using sleep medication Ensure that you are not allergic to the active ingredient in the medication Do not use the medication if you suffer from depression or psychosis Avoid engaging in manual labour once medication is taken Ensure that you have at least 7 hours in which to sleep before taking a tablet No prescription - Buy online Sleeping tablets can be purchased from e-pharmacies without a prescription. When you buy from reputable pharmacies, you will not be charged for delivery in the UK and EU, and your sleeping tablets will get to you in 2-7 and 10-14 business days respectively.