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AnxietyQueen83

321d

I'm new here. I have extremely bad insomnia which is messing up my life. I keep taking benedryl but it's doing nothing. I really need actual friends to talk with.

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    • AnxietyQueen83

      320d

      @Eren2273 I used to be on that allegedly for anxiety. I would fall asleep fast but couldn't stay asleep 😥

    • Eren2273

      321d

      I recommend asking your doctor about Clonidine for sleeping, it's a blood pressure medication and it WILL knock you out (most likely, at least)

      • AnxietyQueen83

        320d

        @Eren2273 I used to be on that allegedly for anxiety. I would fall asleep fast but couldn't stay asleep 😥

        • Eren2273

          320d

          @AnxietyQueen83 Yeah, that's fair! It won't work for everyone, sadly. I use it for my anxiety on extremely bad days

      • Pain_Warrior89

        321d

        @Eren2273 uk or somwete else. Drugs r different from lace to place

    • serendi

      321d

      The only thing that’s actually helped me without making me feel awful later is magnesium supplements. Obviously you want to do your research, check for interactions with meds, etc. Preferably talk to your PCP or other medical provider to make sure they think it will be okay (sometimes they’ll do blood work to check and make sure your magnesium levels aren’t too high for supplements). But I do know a lot of people, both personally and through forums, who say it’s really helped. A lot of people with conditions like ours are actually low on magnesium. If you don’t want to try the supplement, perhaps eat foods that are high in magnesium, particularly in the evening. regardless, I hope you find something to help… 🍀

      • AnxietyQueen83

        320d

        @serendi I'm actually low in magnesium and vitamin D

    • mashed_potato

      321d

      Yo, tried so much shiz for sleep, only over the counter that did 💫anything💫 was unisom, helped me stay asleep but I felt pretty groggy in the morning Helped better than what my doc gave me at least. Heard Cbd and Cbn are good, I like Cbd because its not sold with thc In it XD, would love to try cbn (heard great things) but its typically a mix with thc and thats been f*in my anxiety lately so haven't able to try it 😅👌

    • Pain_Warrior89

      321d

      I have insomnia do you get told "nobody gets a full 8hours, everyone gets tired" if I get 10min in a day/night it's gone well. I'm absolutely exhausted. Have u tried melatonin? I was put on that it helped for about 2 weeks giving me a few hours most nights n it was amazing ha

      • AnxietyQueen83

        320d

        @Pain_Warrior89 I've tried melatonin, Ambien and benedryl. It seems hopeless.

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