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kelzbellz

705d

Can my anxiety be causing my insomnia? Has anyone had any luck with medications or natural remedies that have helped with both?

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    • dizzyandbusy

      686d

      i was on trazodone for 4-5 years but haven’t been a few years (i’ve had insomnia since i was 5 and now i’m in my 20s) i’ve found melatonin really helps. i know i’m dependent on it but i was going to be dependent on something lol. it also really helps me to fall asleep with a podcast. it keeps my anxiety from going all over the place and my mind focused on something positive or just neutral. a good podcast to try is sleep with me

    • dizzyandbusy

      686d

      i was on trazodone for 4-5 years but haven’t been a few years (i’ve had insomnia since i was 5 and now i’m in my 20s) i’ve found melatonin really helps. i know i’m dependent on it but i was going to be dependent on something lol. it also really helps me to fall asleep with a podcast. it keeps my anxiety from going all over the place and my mind focused on something positive or just neutral. a good podcast to try is sleep with me

    • funroxy2

      700d

      I'm prescribed trazodone 100mg, and that helps alot but I just smoke medical Marijuana. (Medical carts) to sleep.

      • kelzbellz

        700d

        @funroxy2 I'd love to be able to smoke to sleep but unfortunately it's not legal where I live yet

        • funroxy2

          700d

          @kelzbellz oh trust me it's not legal here either where I live, you don't have to smoke btw you can always have the edible kind. There are always legal ways like getting prescribed sleeping medication (such as trazodone) but either way I wish you the best of luck and be safe!🤗

    • Lizardpeoplearereal

      705d

      Oh definitely. I have conversely not found melatonin to work, but my issues mostly stem from PTSD. I smoke a blunt, cuddle my cat and go to sleep, so routine is very helpful.

      • Porkbun

        705d

        @Lizardpeoplearereal I also have PTSD! I tried weed but it makes me panic I used to be able to have a little bit in the beginning and then like a switch flipped and every form of weed makes me panic. I had a tiny bit of wax the other day and it actually helped me relax alittle wihich was very weird since that's supposed to be way stronger right

    • Porkbun

      705d

      Yes!! My anxiety definitely worsens my insomnia or may be the cause. I have found higher dose melatonin gummies help me before sleep and a night ritual like a hot shower or brushing my teeth and washing my face and listening to sleep meditations or stories

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