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Old 03-24-2013, 07:04 PM   #1
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Default Insomnia is a b*tch

Never had it til I started working overnights over a year ago. Any tips? I've been using unisom for a year and think my body's gotten used to it. Going to try this zzzquil out.

I hear its best to just get your body used to a routine but that don't think that's possible when you work at night.
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Old 03-24-2013, 07:05 PM   #2
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Get your mind used to it.
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Old 03-24-2013, 07:17 PM   #3
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smoke an L and you're good. Indica dominant strain for better results.
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Old 03-24-2013, 07:33 PM   #4
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Default Re: Insomnia is a b*tch

I've worked night shift (12 hrs) 6pm-6am for 2 weeks straight before and didn't have an issue sleeping as long as it was quiet where I was.

I would try as best as possible to not let any light in through windows. Black it out if you need to.
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Old 03-24-2013, 08:05 PM   #5
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Had the same problem as you but I got used to it.
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Old 03-24-2013, 09:42 PM   #6
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Default Re: Insomnia is a b*tch

next time ur at walmart, in the huge discount bins they got through-out the store, look for a bottle of coconut oil. the bottle says it's a sleeping aid. only a buck, might as well give it a swirl.
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Default Re: Insomnia is a b*tch

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Get your mind used to it.

this.

i work 1900-0700. helps, a lot, to stay up the night before a night shift.

those sleep aids are a crutch, though. once they stop working you'll have little to rely on.
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Old 03-25-2013, 10:25 AM   #8
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Get drunk man
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Old 03-25-2013, 12:37 PM   #9
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Default Re: Insomnia is a b*tch

The real way to deal with it without using drugs or other aids is to get your body and mind to adapt. It takes some discipline though. I ve battled insomnia for a long time.


Go to sleep every single day at the same EXACT time, and wake up at the same time. When you go to sleep make it a routine, brush your teeth etc.. Turn off any lights 30 mins before. Do not look at any computers or screens. Your brain gives off a chemical that makes you stay awake when it sees light. The first couple of days itll be uncomfortable and you still wont feel any imporvement, but after 5 days you will start to fall asleep faster and faster.
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