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Valerian Root Will Make You Sleepy

What dose of Valerian (in capsule or other form) has worked for you, for sleeplessness? [more inside]
posted by enzymatic on Dec 15, 2010 - 21 answers

When your doctor says he feels ineffective, HE'S RIGHT.

Help me find a good sleep doctor in NYC, please? [more inside]
posted by Eshkol on Dec 11, 2010 - 3 answers

Early to rise makes a cranky space_cookie crankier

Real alarm goes off @ 6:30 am. Alarm in my head goes off @ 4:30 am. What gives? [more inside]
posted by space_cookie on Dec 6, 2010 - 10 answers

Why am I waking up at 3?

What should I do about this particular form of insomnia? [more inside]
posted by enzymatic on Oct 17, 2010 - 27 answers

Need help with insomnia

I've been having trouble sleeping for the last month. What are some ways I can start getting a decent nights sleep again? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 2, 2010 - 25 answers

Work stress flowing into my personal life

I have trouble dealing with when work becomes stressful. Help! [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 28, 2010 - 8 answers

DESPERATELY want to go back to bed

Short-term insomnia not responding to melatonin. HELP. [more inside]
posted by EmpressCallipygos on Sep 27, 2010 - 55 answers

Not very motivated to finish school (or anything)

Not very motivated to finish school (or anything) [more inside]
posted by isoman2kx on Sep 26, 2010 - 11 answers

Can't sleep. How to fight through tomorrow.

It's looking like sleep isn't going to happen tonight and I'm getting really anxious about a big day tomorrow. Any tips on getting through a day like this? [more inside]
posted by windbox on Sep 13, 2010 - 20 answers

How do I get my husband to sleep in bed with me?

My husband falls asleep in front of the TV four or five nights a week. He says this is the only way he can get to sleep. I hate sleeping alone and this has become a Big Issue. Should I let this go and if not, how can I communicate more effectively? [more inside]
posted by fantoche on Sep 10, 2010 - 49 answers

Sleeping is giving in

I can fall asleep, but it's not restful. [more inside]
posted by quadrilaterals on Aug 25, 2010 - 20 answers

Yes, I know you love me, kitteh

How do I teach my kitty not to be a smartass, and keep me up until all hours of the night? [more inside]
posted by roomthreeseventeen on Aug 24, 2010 - 42 answers

How much Ativan to take

I took .5 mg of Ativan. What will happen if I take another .5? [more inside]
posted by Badmichelle on Aug 11, 2010 - 17 answers

I think I broke something in my body

Lately alcohol is doing weird things to my body that I simply do not understand. Please help. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 15, 2010 - 35 answers

Insomnia: Recommendations for sleep specialists in the Bay Area?

Recommended sleep specialist in the Bay Area (south bay)? [more inside]
posted by RaDeuX on Jul 11, 2010 - 4 answers

My husband prevents me from sleeping. Help!

Help me get a better night's sleep sharing a bed with my husband. [more inside]
posted by MorningPerson on Jun 29, 2010 - 69 answers

No Smoke, No Sleep

Do you have any good methods for "hacking" nicotine-reduction insomnia? I'm quitting smoking, and I can successfully handle the withdrawal during the day using meditation, exercise and willpower. However, when it's time to sleep, I just don't get sleepy or tired unless I have a cigarette. [more inside]
posted by krilli on Jun 15, 2010 - 5 answers

Are my medicines really affecting my REM/deep sleep THAT much?

Are my medicines really affecting my REM/deep sleep THAT much? [more inside]
posted by isoman2kx on Jun 9, 2010 - 11 answers

Help my little boy sleep!

Help my little boy sleep! My 4 year old has never been a great sleeper, but this is ridiculous. [more inside]
posted by emjaybee on May 4, 2010 - 23 answers

Sleep, sleep, sleep.

Help me figure out just what in the world is going on with my sleep (With updates from previous questions) [more inside]
posted by isoman2kx on Mar 11, 2010 - 20 answers

When will Wellbutrin XL stop making me not sleep at night?

I started taking Wellbutrin XL on Monday and I have been experiencing insomnia since then. Will this go away, how can I make it go away, etc? [more inside]
posted by tweedle on Feb 19, 2010 - 16 answers

Miles to go before I sleep...

Insomnia after "quitting" the binge. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 16, 2010 - 6 answers

Did you take medication for sleep while pregnant, and if so, what?

Did you take medication for sleep while pregnant, and if so, what? YANMD. Many more details inside. [more inside]
posted by kitcat on Jan 28, 2010 - 19 answers

How can I change my night-owl tendencies?

How can I change my night-owl tendencies? [more inside]
posted by curiouskitty on Jan 26, 2010 - 25 answers

Insomnia + ??? = somnia

YANAD. Chronic insomnia, tried eveything; only marijuana seems to work --- Anyone know of a legal, and hopefully cheaper, cure for my problem? More details inside. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 8, 2010 - 9 answers

How do I avoid waking up in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom?

How do I avoid waking up in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom? How do I get back to sleep afterwards? [more inside]
posted by desjardins on Jan 7, 2010 - 32 answers

How to get rid of the creeps?

I get the 'creeps'. When I was young, I worried E.T. was out to get me. Now I get the chills from Japanese horror movies, David Lynch, or 'unsettling' internet stories. How do I cure myself on unreasonable fears when it's time to go to bed? [more inside]
posted by ajarbaday on Jan 2, 2010 - 25 answers

Who needs sleep? (well you're never gonna get it)

I can't sleep through the night anymore. Can I re-learn? And should I be worried about my sleep, given that I'm not tired? [more inside]
posted by decathecting on Oct 12, 2009 - 18 answers

The worst thing in the world is to try to sleep and not to. ~F. Scott Fitzgerald

Is there any way to become a deeper sleeper without medication? [more inside]
posted by Sassyfras on Sep 11, 2009 - 37 answers

How to solve a medical mystery involving insomnia, chemical sensitivity, and an air purifier that seems to be an accomplice?

Does anyone have recommendations for dealing with wicked, terrible insomnia that seems to be caused by something I'm breathing in (judging by my racing heartbeat, constriction in my chest, and burning eyes)? Multiple Chemical Sensitivities are a part of this, so anyone with this who has learned a trick for controlling indoor air quality - please help me!!! [more inside]
posted by bross12 on Sep 9, 2009 - 5 answers

MD in Washington that specializes in sleep problems

Recommendations for an MD who can help with long-term sleep problems, (SE) WA state [more inside]
posted by queseyo on Aug 16, 2009 - 1 answer

What Should I Tell The Doctor?

Doctor-Filter: I have an appointment scheduled to see a doctor this afternoon about some... sensitive issues. I'm wondering how free I should be with the information I give them, and whether or not certain factors might discourage them from giving me the treatment I feel like I need. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 12, 2009 - 20 answers

help me sleep... PLEASE.

Please help me sleep. Please :( [more inside]
posted by isoman2kx on Jul 28, 2009 - 51 answers

I need sleep.

How can I make my office more comfortable so that I can take naps over lunch? [more inside]
posted by reenum on Jul 21, 2009 - 29 answers

post-breakup fallout

Questions on post-breakup insomnia, anxiety, and making decisions about my future. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 4, 2009 - 23 answers

How can I decide on a college major when I have NO interest?

How am I suppose to decide on a major when I have no real hobbies, interest, or passions for anything. Other than sleep or a good book I don't really do anything. I'm not the greatest writer and you can't support a family with sleep so what so I do to find something I truly enjoy. Something that actually will make me look forward to the day while I'm wasting away in minimum wage jobs while I decide on a major; After 60 semester hours at my school you have no choice.
posted by isopropyl on Mar 11, 2009 - 31 answers

Whining about Wine

Why does red wine keep only me awake? [more inside]
posted by tdischino on Oct 13, 2008 - 16 answers

Better sleeping through chemistry

Is there any supplement I can add to 5-HTP to help me sleep at night? Or do I need to try something different instead? I'd rather not... Reasons & stuff inside. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 3, 2008 - 23 answers

Where did my lunesta butterfly go?

Why does lunesta sometimes work beautifully and sometimes do nothing at all? [more inside]
posted by mostlymartha on Sep 15, 2008 - 5 answers

Everything is a copy of a copy of a copy.

I need some sleep advice: I a 37 year old man and on this past Saturday night, I pulled an all-niter to finish a project (haven't stayed up all night for 7 years). I took a ~2hr nap Sunday afternoon, and then couldn't sleep all night. I also just upped my dosage of Vyvanse. There's also more detail inside. Please help me get back through today and back on track. [more inside]
posted by 4ster on Sep 8, 2008 - 8 answers

Where can I order melatonin online, which will ship internationally?

What are some reputable American websites which will ship supplements internationally? More inside specifically regarding melatonin. [more inside]
posted by chrisbucks on Aug 15, 2008 - 10 answers

i'm immune to sleep :o

I'm immune to sleep. Any ideas? [more inside]
posted by isoman2kx on Jul 27, 2008 - 27 answers

What does an insomniac do with his bedroom?

One of the most common recommendations for insomniacs is to not use a bedroom for anything but sleeping (and sex, though I suspect that's a compromise to reality). And that's helped a lot. But... now I've crammed my entire life into my living room, because I have a one-bedroom apartment. And it's cramped! [more inside]
posted by Tomorrowful on Jul 5, 2008 - 12 answers

Help me sleep.

I haven't been able to sleep for around 60 hours. What to do? [more inside]
posted by matkline on Jun 25, 2008 - 31 answers

To sleep? Perchance to sleep?

Dear Type A personality, what helps you ward off insomnia? [more inside]
posted by MaddyRex on Jun 19, 2008 - 20 answers

Is there a generic form of the sleep aid medicine Restoril (temazepam)?

My prescription is ourageous for brand name temazepam and my pharmacy doesn't offer any generics of it. Why would one pharmacy carry it and others not? Where can I find it.
posted by isopropyl on May 20, 2008 - 4 answers

How can I fall asleep without the nightly existential review?

Every night when I get in bed I have an existential crisis that makes falling asleep difficult. What can I do? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 13, 2008 - 46 answers

No rest for the wicked, apparently.

Why can't I sleep through the night? How can I keep myself slumbering soundly? [more inside]
posted by crinklebat on Apr 25, 2008 - 20 answers

How can my wee boy get back to sleep?

Our little boy (he'll be 4 in June) wakes up most nights and can't get back to sleep for up to 3 hours. He suffers from occasional myoclonic seizures when he's tired, which complicate things some nights - but not all. He doesn't cry and this isn't the usual toddler sleep problem. It's more like chronic insomnia. What to do? We're all affected by this, obviously! [more inside]
posted by dowcrag on Mar 3, 2008 - 8 answers

Why does alcohol disrupt my sleep? And what can I do about it?

Why does alcohol disrupt my sleep? Is there anything I can do to minimize this disruption? [more inside]
posted by jason's_planet on Feb 24, 2008 - 24 answers

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