Having sleep issues? You are not alone. The Consumer Reports found that about 168 million Americans struggle with sleep every week.
Sedatives are compounds that cause physiological and mental slowing of the body. Sedatives are a category of drugs that function as central nervous system (CNS) depressants and slow down your brain activity, causing relaxation or drowsiness. The four main types of central nervous system depressants are ethyl alcohol, opiates, benzodiazepines, and barbiturates.