Insomnia – Alcohol, Melatonin or Herbal Products?

ALCOHOL  Does alcohol help with sleep?  Not really.  At first it causes central nervous depression but  is usually followed by a rebound excitation.  This causes disrupted sleep. MELATONIN  If taken 3-5 hours before bedtime, melatonin may help with sleep onset.  It does not seem to work if taken at bedtime. HERBAL PRODUCTS AND CANNABIS  Valerian … More Insomnia – Alcohol, Melatonin or Herbal Products?

Traveling with Medicare – Can you use your drug plan on the trip?

Many of our Hawaii travelers take trips to the mainland that last more than 3 weeks.  Travelers should always check that they have enough medication to last through the duration of their trip. But what if you run out?  Can you get refills on the road?  Will they cost the same?  Can you get extra … More Traveling with Medicare – Can you use your drug plan on the trip?