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Having A Hard Time Staying Asleep Any Suggestions Melatonin Makes Me Anxious
Staying asleep: How long have you been struggling with this? Do you have any feeling of depression or anxiety? Do you know if you snore while sleeping? Do you wake up to urinate? There are many causes of frequent nocturnal awakenings. The best thing to do is to see a doctor who can sort things out for you. Avoid alcohol, caffeine, and exercise before bedtime. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How much melatonin would you recommend me? I have a hard time staying asleep and urination, i'm 18 male. I wanna try it but don't know how much!
Having a very hard time falling asleep. I've tried taking melatonin but it still doesn't help. Any suggestions?
Relaxation technique: In general, avoid using the bed for wakeful activities such as reading or watching tv. However, if reading or watching tv has helped in the past, continue to use them. Lie down in bed only if you are sleepy. Relaxation techniques can help you get into a state that is conducive to falling asleep. Slow breathing and thinking of something calming is a simple to use relaxation technique. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a very hard time going to sleep on my own. 12 miligrams of melatonin and 4 Benadryl to just fall asleep what can I do to get more sleep?
Lots: Not good choices for quality sleep. With this much trouble, should see a doctor to find the cause. Many health conditions cause insomnia, and treating the symptom only won't help. Need good sleep hygiene, health habits that promote sleep. Includes regular exercise, no caffeine/stimulants after midday or earlier, consistent sleep and wake time, no strenuous physical/mental activity hour before bed. ...Read more
I have trouble staying asleep, fall asleep no problem but wake up several times. I take melatonin pills with no success. Dont want to take more pills.?
Sleep Hygiene is Key: Retire & rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark & cool & use only for sex & sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs & no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Keep dinner moderate sized & finish at least 2 to 3 hrs before sleep. Can try warm milk, Chamomile tea or melatonin along w light reading, warm bath or lavender scent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a hard time sleeping, part to anxiety. on antidepressants&anti anxiety meds, and 600mcg of melatonin daily. Is the melatonin safe to use daily?
Many possibilities: There are a number of possible reasons. First, it could be something else causing you to have insomnia. Second, it could be that the strength is not high enough. I've seen up to 10 mg timed-release melatonin. You might try a higher strength and see if that works. If not, i would see your doctor to rule out other causes. Avoid caffeine, sugar, etc. Within 3-4 hours of bedtime also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Started using melatonin & i'm waking up btw 5-6 really tired., but hard to fall back asleep. Should i get up? Normally i woke btw 7-8 super tired.
Sleep: An hour before bed time shut off all electrical appliances including the tv. Listen to soft music, take a warm bath and relax. Try to get to bed at the same time every night and get up at the same time every morning. ...Read more
Sleeping only 1-3 hours at a time, i don't have trouble falling asleep, but can't seem to stay asleep thru the night. Tried melatonin 1.5 didn't work.
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