How, Exactly, Does Ambien Work?
What you need to know about America's favorite sedative.
"There are Better Things to Use": Why Sleeping Pills Shouldn't Be the First Defense Against Insomnia
A conversation about sleeping pills and dependency with Dr. Marc Leavey, of Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore.
What the 'Ambien Walrus' Really Is, According to the Person Who Made It Up
When you were hopped up on sleeping pills and bought all that Toblerone and snorkeling gear on Amazon? Yeah, that was the Walrus.
Singer-Songwriter Adam Green on Creativity, Dreams and What He Keeps In His Bedside Drawer
The musician and director, who's been described as "Fellini on Ketamine", discusses the influence of dreams on his art, ambien-induced sleepwalking episodes and 'Super Mario'-centric wet dreams.
Confessions of a Sleeping Pill Addict
Heather, a 25 year-old retail supervisor in Indiana, used to count herself among them.
Can Ambien Help Unconscious People Wake Up?
Possibly. The strong sedative stimulates brain activity in coma patients.
Ambien: For Sleep Tonight, Stroke Recovery Tomorrow?
The hypnotic sleep aid may aid neurological rehabilitation by increasing synaptic GABA signaling, obvi.
This Week in Sleep: LaBeouf Loses It, Ambien Gets Blamed and K-Pop Can’t Sleep
Shia stays up for his movie marathon, sleeping Mickey D diners get robbed and more of this week in somnolent news.
Insomnia, Suicide and the Redemptive Power of Ketamine
Celia Farber recounts her decade battling depression and insomnia, and the treatment she found with trauma therapy and ketamine.