I have tried belsomra. It is very expensive and for me, ineffective.
My insurance won't cover ambien any more but GoodRx came to the rescue, I am cutting back on the ambien to 5mg nightly and also take 5mg of melatonin. This works for me with no hungover feeling.
If I don't take something for sleep I basically can't fall asleep. Toss and turn for hours.
Recently diagnosed with gastroparesis and I read this can cause sleep issues. Complicated bodies we have! Aging is no picnic.
Read this forum faithfully and appreciate all the info and kindness here.