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Updated: Dec. 7, 2023
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What do we know about how effective sleep aids are?
Some sleep experts in Canada have seen a rise in insomnia and sleep-related complaints since the start of the pandemic. For some people, sleep aids can help them get some much-needed rest.
Dr. Brian Goldman, host of CBC podcast The Dose, spoke with Dr. Elliott Lee, a sleep specialist at the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre, about what we know about how effective sleep aids are in helping people stay asleep.