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Over-the-counter (OTC) sleep aids vs Sport Endurance Natural Sleep Aid

Over-the-counter (OTC) sleep aids

The main ingredient of over-the-counter sleeping pills is an antihistamine. Antihistamines are generally taken for allergies. However, histamine, a chemical messenger in the brain, promotes wakefulness, so antihistamine also has the effect of making you feel very sleepy. Some OTC sleep aids also include a pain reliever.   Common OTC sleep medications, with a link to Medline Plus drug information from NIH, include:
•    Diphenhydramine (found in brand names like Nytol, Sominex, Sleepinal, Compoz)
•    Doxylamine (found in brand names like Unisom, Nighttime Sleep Aid)
OTC sleep aids are meant to be used for short term insomnia. Tolerance to the medication, meaning that you need a higher dosage of the medication for it to work, can develop in only a few days.

Sport Endurance Sleep Aid

Sport Endurance Sleep Aid is a herbal sleep aid that is non-addictive and interacts with your body in the most natural way. There are no artificial chemicals within the formulation. Sport Endurance’s Sleep Aid uses natural ingredients formulated to gently encourage a state of relaxation, replenish nutrients that help the body cope with stress and improve sleep. These ingredients work together to help you relax before bed, sleep soundly during the night and wake-up feeling refreshed in the morning.

Sport Endurance Sleep Aid OTC
Sleep Aid
Next Day Drowsiness No Yes
Dizziness No Yes
Clumsiness No Yes
Constipation No Yes
Blurred Vision No Yes
Dry Mouth and Throat No Yes
Forgetfulness No Yes
Antihistamine No Yes
Other Side Effects No Yes