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I Take Valerian Root For Insomnia

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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Have no idea why I have a tendency to do that :D Seriously, no idea.
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    I really wish I knew my cause for insomnia.. It could be a mixture of things.. But I'm tired of it. I'm literally laying in my bed, all comfy, tired to the point where I should be...
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    I've had insomnia since I was about 5, doctors have no idea how to help me. It takes 4 benadryl to knock me out. Otherwise nothing else works. I don't get a lot of sleep haha and I...
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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...
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    For the lack of sleep due to random bouts of inspiring thoughts that tend to take up most of my nights, I think it's worth it. I can always try for sleep tomorrow x.x
    SilentPossibility SilentPossibility 22-25, F Mar 24

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    Yeah. I sometimes lay in bed all night tossing and turning. I'll be so tired but for some reason I just can't get to sleep. It usually lasts a couple of days then I literally crash...
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    The majority of time it takes me at least two hours to actually get to sleep. I'll feel tired and ready for sleep, but I am unable to drift off straight away. In that time, And not...
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    I still get mine taken rectally and I am almost 15. Both my parents take it that way all the time and I get it at the pediatrician too. I don´t really like it because I get...
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