Avoid using antihistamines as sleep aids

If you have trouble sleeping frequently, an over-the-counter antihistamine such as Benadryl may be a tempting option to help. However, Dr. Philip Alapat, assistant professor of medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, says antihistamines can be more harmful than helpful.

View the infographic below and read more about the side effects of antihistamines.

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