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How to get rid of insomnia naturally?

Sleep Hygiene. Learn it, try it, and see if it resolves your issue. I've answered this similar question before. Insomnia has different causes. The most common, outside of poor sleep hygiene, is ...
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Research into caffeine that wears off quickly

According to https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK223808/ caffeine spreads readily throughout the body, including the brain, and has only few things that influence its metabolisation positively or ...
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Can flatulence be a cause of sleeplessness?

Flatulence, which is likely associated with abdominal distention and thus some discomfort, can disturb sleep. Sources: Functional Abdominal Bloating with Distention (ISRN Obstetrics and Gynecology, ...
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Why does stroke cause insomnia?

Sometimes, stroke may be associated with insomnia, not because of the brain tissue damage, but because of how it affects someone's life. Insomnia is a likely long-term side effect of stroke, study ...
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Can early exposure to stimulates, like ritalin, result in higher tolerance to them?

Yes, unfortunately, Ritalin produces a tolerance in individuals who take it. In the conclusion of this double blind trial, the author notes, Acute tolerance to methylphenidate appears to exist. ...
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Should I "give in" to insomnia?

Suppose that you also want to sleep better on the long term. Then that may require some lifestyle changes like exercising more. If waking up much earlier than usual and feeling that you just can't ...
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Should I "give in" to insomnia?

The Mayo Clinic says, among other things: If you wake up and can't fall back to sleep within 20 minutes or so, get out of bed. Go to another room and read or do other quiet activities until you ...
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Why is Tradozone prescribed to aid with insomnia?

Pharmacology: Inhibits reuptake of serotonin, causes adrenoreceptor subsensitivity, acts as a 5HT2a receptor antagonist and induces significant changes in 5-HT presynaptic receptor adrenoreceptors. ...
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How to get rid of insomnia naturally?

Insomnia is extremely rare in indigenous populations, as mentioned in this article where the sleeping habits of 94 members of the Hadza of Tanzania, the San of Namibia and the Tsimané of Bolivia were ...
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Effects of Modafinil

You're asking for subjective opinion, so that's what you're going to get. I've taken it a few times and here are my answers to your questions: Mentally alert and awake. A mental energy boost, yes. ...
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Does sleep hypnosis actually work for insomniacs?

There are very few research data available on the efficacy of hypnosis in the treatment of sleep disorders. Most of the literature is limited to case reports or studies with such a small sample ...
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B12 deficiency and insomnia

Vitamin B12 is involved in the synthesis of melatonin, a hormone that is produced by the pineal gland in mammals and helps to regulate the circadian rhythm and therefore sleep. Thus a B12 deficiency ...
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How to get to sleep half-an-hour / an hour earlier than the day before?

Sleep Hygiene is the first line treatment for most insomnia. This is another good list from Harvard. Anecdotally, the principles of it that worked best for me were blackout curtains, removing ...
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Effects of not sleeping at night

Increased risk of disease. Heightened blood pressure. Weakened immune system and reduced effectiveness of certain vaccinations. Stress. Greater risk of death. Impaired creativity. Moodiness. Lower ...
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