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Insomnia

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Insomnia (or wikt:sleeplessness) is most often defined by an individual's report of sleeping difficulties. While the term is som...
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Common Insomnia treatments discussed around the web
Ambien 38,067 Melatonin 33,821 Xanax 21,508
2,520,727 conversations around the web about Insomnia to help you make a decision
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5-HTP
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Melatonin
Other name: Melatonin (With B6) (Melatonin (With B6))
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5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP), also known as oxitriptan (International Nonproprietary Name), is a natural product amino acid and chemical compound precursor (chemistry) as well as metabolic intermediate in the biosynthesis of the neurotransmitt...
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Melatonin , also known chemically as N-acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine, is a naturally occurring compound found in animals, plants and microbes. In animals, circulating levels of the hormone melatonin vary in a daily cycle, thereby allowing the Entr...
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Serotonin Syndrome
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Nausea
3
Drowsy
2
Vivid Dreams
1
Groggy
1
Nightmares
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Paranoia
1
Palpitations
1
Neurotoxicity
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Stomach Problems
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Anxiety
9
Sleepy
6
Groggy
4
Addiction
4
Drowsy
4
Exhausted
3
Withdrawal
3
Headaches
3
Nightmares
3
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5-Hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP), also known as oxitriptan (International Nonproprietary Name), is a natural product amino acid and chemical compound precursor (chemistry) as well as metabolic intermediate in the biosynthesis of the neurotransmitt...
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About Melatonin
Melatonin , also known chemically as N-acetyl-5-methoxytryptamine, is a naturally occurring compound found in animals, plants and microbes. In animals, circulating levels of the hormone melatonin vary in a daily cycle, thereby allowing the Entr...
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Sleep - I'm sleeping better now that I take 5HTP at about 6...
" ...- I'm sleeping better now that I take 5HTP at about 6 o'clock & a melatonin tablet at bedtime. it doesn't always work but it's better... "

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sure if it worked or not.... ZMA: Gave me a weird dreams...
" ...three: 5-htp: Not really sure if it worked or not.... ZMA: Gave me a weird dreams. I also felt different upon waking. Melatonin: Works f... "

& 5-htp & I am sleeping MUCH better. After your...
" ...read that many take Benadryl (which is the ...sleep aids) with no problem. I am taking 3 mg melatonin & 5-htp & I am sleeping MUCH better. After your firs... "

of them. A smidge (50mg) of sustained release 5-htp works...
" ...makes everything worse. I'm also one of them. A smidge (50mg) of sustained release 5-htp works much better for ...this means my body does a better job of producing optimal melatonin concentrat... "

the melatonin helps me fall asleep and the 5-HTP keeps me...
" ...Try taking 5-HTP in addition to the melatonin. For me, the melatonin helps me fall asleep and... "

Then I used 5HTP (which converts to melatonin during...
" ...many months: I used melatonin to PUT me to sleep. Then I used 5HTP (which converts to melatonin during the night) to put me to sleep. It worked well. You will ...took 2mg Sustain-Release me... "

think I do well on the 5htp and melatonin doesn't work...
" Thanks. I don't think I do well on the 5htp and melatonin doesn't work for me. I have ordered some Suntheanine brand L-Theanine to see how that will work. I have quit all other dinner supplements... "

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has done melatonin). 5-htp helped me be less cranky when...
" ...DS (DS has done melatonin). 5-htp helped me be less cranky ...was born. Gaba and melatonin do nothing for me. Gaba makes DH really emotional (depressed, etc). Melatonin helps DS fall aslee... "

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I also take 5-htp, valerian root, melatonin, and prami...
" ...out good. I also take 5-htp, valerian root, melatonin, and prami so I sleep pretty damn good. I wouldn't take keto ...I have 5mg melatonin tabs and I split them in half at first, 5mg had me drow... "

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I think my body must be low. Yes, it's just wonderful...
" ...( : I will look into those, thanks! The melatonin and Gaba are great! 5HTP is also good. I think my body must be low. Yes, it's just wonderful to be sleeping straight through!! I also have... "

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