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I Take Valerian Root For Insomnia

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 30 People

    Bar None, Best Sleep Aide Ever For Me

    I have never not be an insomniac. Sleep elludes me, almost no matter what I do. I have been put on trazodone, klonopin, xanax, ambien, lunesta, seroquel and countless other pharmeceutical sleep aids, but nothing ever helped me. In fact, I have taken enough ambien and ...
    andthelawwon andthelawwon 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 14, 2010

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    I Can Sleep! =)

    Ever since I can remember I haven't been able to fall asleep easily. When I was little, I used to stay up for hours every night just staring at the wall. My parents would always get mad at me for staying up so late. And I would always ask them how to fall asleep but of course...
    MrJahbroniJones MrJahbroniJones 18-21 1 Response Dec 5, 2010

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    I Take It Because It's Awesome

    I don't have a problem getting to sleep, but the caplets are soothing, like you just get really relaxed when you take them. I only take two, but you can take up to six caplets at once. And, it also makes me feel better if I'm feeling sluggish, or kinda sick, it alleviates that...
    Infinite9 Infinite9 66-70, F Sep 16, 2011

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    Effexor Xr Withdrawal

    I would like to share with someone else the nightmare I live attempting to withdraw from the anti-depressant Effexor. I would like to know if anyone has an answer to help with the insomnia and joint pain.
    sewingaddict sewingaddict 66-70, F 1 Response Nov 27, 2012

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    Finding Mr. Sandman With Mr. Valerian

    Sleep and I don't get along very well. I often find myself staying up very late into the night, or not sleeping at all, because of anxiety or tangential thoughts. My mind won't turn off, and sometimes the only way to unwind is just to zone out in front of the television.But...
    PatientRapunzel PatientRapunzel 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 7, 2006

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    Does Valerian Root Aggravate Nightmare Disorder?

    Valerian root doesn't work for everybody. But I came across it in the desperate search to alleviate my insomnia. I think it is possible to develop a tolerance to it. But my question is, I also hear valerian root is known to provoke nightmare disorder, and while taking it, I've...
    toothpastesoup toothpastesoup 22-25, M 3 Responses Jul 12, 2009

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    At Least I Used To..

    I used it almost every day for some months.. they didn't help me to sleep.. so one day I took a pill in the morning to see if they'll make me feel sleepy... Nothing happened but somehow I thought they would help me relaxing.. so  I took some pills (taken over the whole day...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response May 15, 2007

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    Does this really work?

    Coz my friend tried giving it to me for my insomnia, I don't recall it working :(
    tunstell tunstell 26-30 1 Response Mar 13, 2014

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    Can't Get To Sleep? Insomniacs Anonymous Art Project

    CAN'T GET TO SLEEP? INSOMNIACS ANONYMOUS PROJECT Whilst the rest of the world is sound asleep are you kept awake by thoughts buzzing around your head? We want to hear those voices; from the mundane, quizzical and funny to the dark, introspective and anxious. Call, leave a...
    insomniacsanonymous insomniacsanonymous 26-30 1 Response Nov 13, 2012

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    It Works For Me

    I take Valerian Root for insomnia.  I took prescription drugs for depression and insomnia for almost 20 yrs.  Paxil and Trasidone. Both are prescribed for depression but the trasidone was specifically given for its sleep properties. Well I decided to...
    andie42 andie42 46-50 1 Response Sep 22, 2009

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    I take 30+ minutes to fall asleep. I get around 5-7 hours on a good night. I don't usually want to sleep unless I'm really tired. I'm not sure if that makes me an insomniac, but it...
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T Mar 4

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    I used to go through cycling mood changes causing mania most of the time. My mind would just race and race. I elaborated, worried, obsessed, and attempted to solve impossible...
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    About an hour of actual sleep and I have to be at work at 4am. I try not rely on sleeping pills, as I don't like the idea of taking medication unless it's absolutely necessary, but...
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    Insomnia again. It's 4:55 am and I don't think I'll be getting any sleep tonight.
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    Thanks insomnia, imma just lay here and look at the clock and try and figure out how much sleep I'd be getting if I fell asleep right now.... Dammit!
    xanaxannex xanaxannex 22-25, T 1 Response Mar 18

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    It's 3AM and I have school at 9:30am. I'm not even tired. There should be more than 24 hours in a day...it's just not enough. My body is wide wake at this time even with exercising...
    IllusionaryGentleman39 IllusionaryGentleman39 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    I have insomnia everyday since more than months now I'm tired of this because of my depression
    emmadarko emmadarko 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I wish people would stop confusing "My body doesn't have the chemical ability to make myself feel tired" and "I can't get off my phone so I must be an insomniac, right?".
    RawrrItsAlexa RawrrItsAlexa 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Unable2Breathe Unable2Breathe 22-25 1 Response Mar 3

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    advicegiver01 advicegiver01 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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