Does anyone here have trouble falling asleep?

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  1. stosh

    stosh Well-Known Member

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    I need help. I have so much trouble sleeping. I wish us humans didn't require it.
    I start at around 11:30pm by taking 10mg of Ambien and .5 of Xanax. Long story short I'm lucky if I get to sleepin by 3 most nights.
    Yes I work. I groggily get up around 6:30ish.
    Any suggestions are welcome.
     
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    Got nothin'.

    Whole lifetime trying to figure out how to sleep.

    Docs can't fix it. Drugs only work sometime.

    Shit sucks.
     
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    cetiya Lunatic Gold

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    I use seroquel for sleep. Small doses may help. Ive also trained myself to fall asleep with , well this will sound weird, but I need star trek, tos to fall asleep. After all these years, ive hypnotized myself to fall asleep to those shows. I still need the seroquel as well. Ive been on night shift for so many years my sleep mechanism is destroyed. Even with the seroquel, I only sleep for an hour at a time.
     
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    I am there with you....I sleep horrible...and now with a little one....I get 3 maybe 4 hours spread out in a 9 hour window....drugs make me sluggish. ..adult beverages. .fall asleep fast then awake after 3 hours and stay awake for 3 to 4 hours...fall asleep for 1 hour
     
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  7. GLguygardner

    GLguygardner "I break bread, ribs, hundred dollar bills..."

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    :sadbye:
     
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    Where do you buy seroquel?
     
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    cetiya Lunatic Gold

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    Its prescription only. Its actually an anti psychotic med thats used for sleep. I cant use ambien. Ive been on seroquel for about 15 years. Its the only drug I dont abuse.
     
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    Gotcha....I had spine surgery nearly 2 years ago and the 1 medicine. ..I slept good... was flexeril
     
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    cetiya Lunatic Gold

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    Yeah muscle relaxants help but its hard to get a script for them. I used to love soma!
     
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    Butt Trumpet Rimming aint easy.

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    Had terrible insomnia for years.

    White noise helps to a degree.

    Best thing I ever did was get a product called REM sleep. Gets you straight into a deep sleep.

    Also, visualisation works well also...a sexy soothing female voice leading you through this works well.

    A years intense psychotherapy helped me also.

    It is all about finding wgat works for you.
     
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    GLguygardner "I break bread, ribs, hundred dollar bills..."

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    Only thing that works for me is booze. My job does random piss tests so that solution is out until the weekends
     
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    cetiya Lunatic Gold

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    Doesn't having an orgasm put men to sleep? Ive literally had men fall asleep while still inside me!
     
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    GLguygardner "I break bread, ribs, hundred dollar bills..."

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    Cetiya, why are you tempting me:bigcry:
     
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    Bowl of Indica + busting a nut = :sleep:
     
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    I love torturing men! Oh wait, no i dont. You need a girl to spank, the exercise will make you sleepy!
     
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    GLguygardner "I break bread, ribs, hundred dollar bills..."

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    You might have given me the cure for this:GL:
     
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    listen to binaural beats/lucid dream clips on youtube...
     
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    I like to play rain sound videos when I sleep. There are dozens in them on tube for free. They really help me relax and sleep better. Good luck.