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osouless July 2nd, 2013 5:22am

I've had trouble falling asleep for several nights now. Any remedys?

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DavesNotHere where am I
07/02/13 3:09 pm

Exercise right before bed. It might tire you.

bMyComrade Stumptown
07/01/13 11:07 pm

Revolution chamomile tea. It knocks me out embarrassingly thoroughly. Chamomiles in general are good - but that has been the most potent.

bMyComrade Stumptown
07/01/13 11:08 pm

Also, valerian root is a natural muscle relaxant. Works pretty well, I suggest eating a piece of toast or something small first.

Jungle in the dog house
07/01/13 10:55 pm

Have you tried popping about 3 Benadryl?

osouless Whats Next
07/02/13 6:59 am

Thanks but i try not to take medicine if possible.

XercesBlue ...
07/01/13 10:34 pm

Melatonin is useful. Not looking at electronics too much during the day (ha.. Can we resist?)

My ex had me start counting to 100, and then starting over again. The first week or so it took me between 800 and 900 to fall asleep. After that it was

XercesBlue ...
07/01/13 10:36 pm

Better. The real purpose of it is to create a monotonous task that you can synch your breathing to and help keep your mind "off"/away from stray thoughts.

XercesBlue ...
07/01/13 10:37 pm

I had started taking medication that kept me up though. I feel it's a different type of awake than insomnia. Idk. Best of luck.

osouless Whats Next
07/02/13 7:00 am

Thanks for idea. Good luck with your sleep issues too.

XercesBlue ...
07/02/13 7:06 am

Thanks (: lately I have been coming off of the opposite problem - sleeping waaay too much.

MrLucchese If curious, ask.
07/01/13 10:31 pm

If I had any, I would get more than four hours of sleep on any given night. :P