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I Take Valerian Root For Insomnia

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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I have suffered with insomnia for 10 years I can go days and days without sleeping and now what makes it even worse is that I am a mum so i can only sleep when they are asleep and...
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    Do i have to go to the dr for confirmation? I cant even go out of the house because i tend to push myself to sleeep after a long long night of being awake. So in the morning its...
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    It may be all the caffeine, it may be my medicine, it may be all the thoughts in my head. But I almost never get to sleep until *at least* 12 am, and those are on good nights. On...
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    Man I'm trying to beat it. No I can't beat it. To be honest I stay up because I keep on texting with someone till late. Either way I know I'm not a sleeping fan because I don't...
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    despite all the pix I do take....I really do not like having my picture taken. sometimes me taking an obsessive amount of pics is my way of getting over the fact that I don't like...
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 Aug 21

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    ....along with my other sleeping pills, that is!
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 1 Response Aug 20

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    I sure do n I have had severe insomnia since I was toddler age! no joke!
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    Hello fellow insomniacs...!
    bbenn916 bbenn916 18-21, F Aug 20

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    I have to cross country in about three and a half hours and I haven't slept for about a week and a half now. I am so not ready for running today.
    LostAndLonelyBoy LostAndLonelyBoy 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    03:44... Another interrupted nights sleep. It would be rather nice to actually be able to stay asleep for an entire night. Broken sleep patterns are not fun 😴
    bjammy bjammy 18-21, F 10 Responses Aug 16

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    1:03 am and I'm wide awake! **** you insomnia, long night ahead and nothing to do!!
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    I got zopiclone for it, which is illegal in the us. It doesn't work, so I got tamazepam, and it works but i'm building tolerance and it works less well each day :( My insomnia isn...
    CopperFoil CopperFoil 16-17, M 5 Responses Aug 13