Are you stressed? Are you in dire need of sleep but unable to get any? Unable to concentrate anywhere because you are too tired? Well, if your mind is saying yes to each of these, you are suffering from sleeping problem. Sleep is the essential part of our life. A well-rested mind can do wonders but if you are not giving yourself proper sleep attention, it can have a very dangerous impact on your health. You can bring changes to your lifestyle pattern like eating healthy food, working out regularly, taking complete naps etc. You must also practice meditation. It can help you put away your stress. Try to sleep for at least 7-9 hours a day. Try to go to sleep and wake up at the same hour every day. For those who have work in the morning, daytime sleepiness is one of the biggest concerns. If you are having an irregular sleeping routine or have a habit of smoking before bedtime, you might be facing the problem of daytime sleepiness.
The demand for smart pills or brain enhancement pills has been on a rise as more and more people are getting exposed to stress. Smart pills make the users’ mind active and alert, help in better memory retention, and improve their creativity. One of such a smart pill is Nuvigil. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved this medication in June 2007.
Nuvigil is a medication, a cognitive enhancer, that helps promote wakefulness in individuals who suffer from excessive sleepiness. It helps those suffering from excessive sleep disorders like narcolepsy, obstructive sleep apnea, and shift work sleep disorder. Nuvigil is a brand name sold under the generic Armodafinil.
Remember that you must consult a doctor before you take any medication. Any kind of misuse can have an adverse effect on your health. Follow through all of your doctor’s given instructions. Below given are some general guidelines for the consumption of Nuvigil:
The common side effects of using this medication are a headache, nausea, insomnia, dizziness etc. you may also experience allergic reactions (hives, difficulty in breathing, swelling in your face and throat), or a severe skin reaction (fever, sore throat, burning in your eyes, purple or red skin rash that spreads and causes blistering and peeling. This is not a complete list. But if you experience any of these, seek immediate medical help.