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The pandy's insomnia club *suggestions for sleep*
Posted 05 May 2003 - 05:04 PM
Posted 22 October 2001 - 06:34 PM
Take care hun..
(Edited by dreamerNdisguiz at 9:34 pm on Oct. 22, 2001)
#48 Guest_Little Sunshine_*
Posted 23 October 2001 - 06:28 AM
One of the sleep aids I am currently taking is Tylenol PM. I only take one gelcap since taking two pills leave me feeling like a 'zombie' in the morning. Reading a book before going to bed also helps.
I hope you're able to find a remedy that helps.
#49 Guest_Lil Tiger_*
Posted 23 October 2001 - 07:55 PM
I havent really had too many problems sleeping, unless I have too much caffiene before I go to bed. I just wanted to wish you the best in finding what works for you. It's more of a trial and error thing. Maybe speak to your concellor / psych it may help, when you are relaxed you tend to sleep better. One other suggestion I have is that when I cant sleep, I exercise heaps during the day, it helps clear the mind and also can help you get your much needed rest.
Best of Luck Lis
Posted 23 April 2002 - 05:13 PM
I have ALOT of trouble sleeping too. My Doctor prescribed a sleeping pill called Imovane (generic name: Zopiclone). I love this shit!!! I take it an hour before I want to be sleeping. It slowly relaxes you, until you feel kinda 'high', really...but that's not always a bad thing. It's a nice high. ;) In the morning, when I first get up I feel a little tired, but not groggy (depending on how much of the pill I took the night before. I usually only take half, or a quarter and leave myself about 7-8 hours of sleep. Remarkeably, this pill has it's own alarm clock (so it seems). I usually wake up EXACTLY 8 hours later. The sleepiness (NOT grogginess) usually wears off by the time I've finished my cup of coffee.
The only thing I hate about it is, if I take half a pill (which is almost always-AND PLENTY) it tastes like I've been licking a battery. So, swallow fast! It tends to last a bit the next day...but it does fade. It usually wears off in the afternoon...OR, as soon as you crack a beer! --> (kidding)
Hope that helps, honey...I strongly recommend it.
(Edited by Trinity at 7:16 pm on April 23, 2002)
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Posted 23 October 2001 - 07:13 AM
I take temazapan, which does work Although,i do feel sleepy during the day, but i don't know if that has anything to do with it cause i'm like that if i don't take them as well only worse.
Also try putting some lavener oil on your pillow when you go to bed (just a few drops) the subtle smell helps you relax therfore helping you to sleep a little better :)
Hope this helps
Posted 23 October 2001 - 01:27 PM
I wish I could offer an idea, but I can't use any of them for fear that I won't be able to look after my kids. I just wanted to wish you luck and to say that I hope you're able to find something that'll work for you.
Posted 24 October 2001 - 03:51 AM
I haven't taken anything for years, but years ago I tried Chloral hydrate which I don't even know if they prescribe anymore. It worked okay, though. I tried periactin which didn't do much good at all. I also was on restoril, but it gives you a hangover type feeling. I also tried trazadone which didn't help at all. I don't like pills so I usually just put up with not sleeping. Eventually I get exhausted enough to sleep ;) I hope you find relief soon! Take gentle care, Rain
Posted 08 August 2002 - 05:54 PM