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Re: Sleep Deprivation improves longevity

Posted by notfred on October 14, 2006, at 0:34:28

In reply to Re: Sleep Deprivation improves longevity, posted by Jost on October 13, 2006, at 21:53:16

> A recent study published in the British Medical Journal showed that the risks of taking sleeping pills (benzodiazepines and other sedatives, in this case) outweighed the benefits among people over 60

Hopefully the newer shorter acting meds will be safer for older folks. Dalmane (Flurazepam) is a common sleep med for older folks. With a half life
of a day or so it seems risky.




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