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How Do I Change My Sleep Habits Using Melatonin
Not gettin good deep resting sleep trying 10 mg melatonin a night 2 of them.can i take more.ambiem dont work.What do i do.dont want habit forming drug?
Change habit: you need to adjust,or change your sleeping habit,like minimize stimulation before sleep like eating full mea,lor drinking caffeine,or exercise,or watching action or horror movies. try to drink something warm like a warm milk or sleep time tea, eliminate TV in the bed room,try to listen to soft easy music,and you can try benadryl (diphenhydramine) 25-50 mg in addition to what you are taking and avoid afternoon naps. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I've taken ambien (zolpidem) 12.5 CR for year. I'm cutting it down now to 6.25 CR. Some nights I get no sleep at all with this change. can I take melatonin too?
I dont nap of a day.cant get a good nights rest.melatonin dont work. Is trazodone good for sleep.dont want habit forming drug like ambieim.
Have been taking melatonin to help me sleep since I've quit smoking. Been taking 6 mg of melatonin a night for 23 nights but heard that's
really bad. Am I able to just stop and minimize the side effects? I have noticed mood changes like crazy (super excit
Some people have: paradoxical (opposite than expected) effects from Melatonin, including agitation, nightmares and, yes, sleeplessness--the very thing you take it for... (How are you quitting smoking? I wonder if your treatment for that has anything to do with your sx's?) Stopping is OK. Try other OTC sleep aids--Valerian Root, Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) herbal teas, etc. http://insomniactive.com/safe-melatonin-dosage/ ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Using 5mg time released melatonin nightly for sleep for months now, its starting to not work as good. Now what, increase it? All tests are normal.
Hormone: Melatonin is prduced by your pineal gland in your brain and increases with darkness.. One of the mechanisms of melatonin is to inhibit microtubules in the brain. These are cellular tubes that push your neurotransmtters from the inside to the outside of the cell. This decreases your exciteatory chemicals and makes you sleepy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Melatonin can be : Effective for difficulty sleeping. Are you using good sleep hygiene? 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. Try warm milk, chamomile tea or melatonin. ...Read more
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