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sleep

  1. Hans

    How vitamin D helps you sleep like a king

    Vitamin D literally got rid of most of my sleep disturbances, such as restless leg syndrome, long sleep onset, nocturia, shallow sleep, bad dreams, random body aches, etc. Diet obvious also played a huge role, but it felt like vit D was that final puzzle piece for me...
  2. Pufa-Puffin

    My sleep is literally like a coma. Can't wake up, feeling drunk after I do

    You can stab me or shoot me when sleeping, it would not wake me up. When someone is trying to wake me up, I'm aware of it, but can't control my body and bring myself out of the sleep. Sometimes, I have extremely strong nausea, which I'm also aware of but still can't wake up. When I somehow...
  3. JamesGatz

    Do we really need 7-8 hours of sleep ? Does low stress/faster metabolism lower the time our body's require to rest ?

    I noticed that when my health was bad or when I had a stressful job I could sleep 10 hours a day probably - I know that if I had a long day at work and only got 6 hours of sleep I would wake up very tired and with adrenaline pumping - did not feel well rested at all - I would get so tired from...
  4. JamesGatz

    Are Dreams created by the body for specific purposes ?

    I have been experimenting with different sleeping positions lately and I notice that every time I awake from sleep from a wet dream - I am always laying on my back - when I go to sleep I always try to sleep either on my side or more recently I have been testing going to sleep sitting up in a...
  5. Hayley

    Horrible depressive side effects from melatonin

    I just ran out of the melatonin (3 mg) I’ve been taking for 3 months now. I kind of suspected it might be making me sluggish but I kept taking it because I wanted to be knocked out to go to sleep. The past two mornings without taking it the night before I’ve woken up not feeling like a train hit...
  6. Drareg

    Sleep Times the cause of low testosterone in contemporary society?

    I believe this is one of the most overlooked aspects of testosterone decline in males, I understand the argument about diet, drug use etc, the claim that humans are becoming weaker all over the world because of this doesn’t add up, records are being broken regularly and sports performance is...
  7. Sefton10

    Thyroid Dysfunction and Sleep Disorders

    https://doi.org/10.3389/fendo.2021.725829 Abstract Thyroid disorders and sleep disorders are common problems in the general population that can affect people of all ages, backgrounds, and sexes, but little is known about their clinical associations. We reviewed the literature assessing the...
  8. haidut

    Hyperserotonemia confirmed as a cause of autism and insomnia

    Given the flood of recent studies lately, with virtually identical findings as the study below, I don't think much needs to be said. So much for "serotonin is the happiness hormone"...Yet despite the solid evidence implicating serotonin as a (if not THE) major cause of autism, even this study...
  9. Hans

    Serotonin dubs thee sleepless

    How often do you still hear that serotonin helps with sleep? Well if someone says that to you again, show them this. https://men-elite.com/2021/06/17/serotonin-dubs-thee-sleepless/
  10. Twohandsondeck

    6 easy sleep tips (come and share yours!)

    Eat the last meal of the day at least 2 hours away from bedtime. (Blood can then be used for brain repair instead of digestion). Put cell phones on airplane mode while asleep. (Prevents it from irradiating nearby asleep persons). Stand on or hold a small piece of aluminum foil for 1-2 minutes...
  11. F

    Too much REM sleep vs too low Deep sleep

    Hi guys, since some months I'm experiencing high REM sleep and low deep sleep. Not only anecdotal, also my tracker is confirming this, even if deep sleep seems to be within normal ranges. I have no problems in falling asleep and, while I don't get up frequently, dreams (they are not...
  12. F

    Why does Sildenafil and other PDE5 inhibitors help my sleep?

    I know they are not good and I rarely use them but. But on the rare occasions that I do I nearly always sleep better. I never have a problem falling asleep but I typically wake up between 1 and 3am - usually closer to 1am though However when I take a PDE5 inhibitor I typically make it till...
  13. Lokzo

    Top 5 Underground Sleep Hacks You must Know

    Guys, my latest video is LIVE. I talk all about my favourite sleep hacks. What's been a game-changer for your sleep?
  14. username

    After I work out with moderate intensity I sleep very poorly and get very anhedonic, depressed, and anxious. What is my body telling me?

    I will probably post some questions about this again in the future as I am extremely tired, anhedonic, depressed, and feel like I am always on the cusp of a panic attack (though I never actually have one), so I don't know if I can't really flesh this out. I am a male of 29 years. 5'10". 185lb...
  15. B

    Confused about Caffeine

    Hi everyone, I wanted to post this topic because it has been on my mind obsessively for the past couple weeks. I read Ray peat and Haidut's studies on caffeine and got real excited at the prospect of caffeine because I usually feel better cognitively and less anxiety on average when using...
  16. M

    Vitamin D Supplementation is Improving my Sleep

    For the past few months I've been taking an oral vitamin D supplement, and I'm sleeping better than I have since I was a kid. Some nights I don't wake up to pee, which is really significant for me, because typically I get up at least twice. I'm taking a 4000IU supplement on average three times...
  17. koreus

    Waking up early with painful morning wood

    I usually go to bed between 11pm and 12am and sleep 8 - 9 hours but lately I have been waking up at 5 or 6am with extreme morning wood. It's actually a little painful and causes me to wake up. I usually fall back asleep within 10 to 15 minutes but the remaining sleep is not restful and I need...
  18. Lokzo

    Inclined Bed Therapy Health Benefits

  19. MyUsernameHere

    How Do You Ensure A Good Night's Sleep?

    This is one of these issues that's been plaguing me for 2-3 years now. Actually, it's been plaguing me since I started working. I figure that's at least part of the issue - it's subconscious, or psychosomatic, whatever. Why do I think? Because it's almost exclusively an issue when I have to go...
  20. ScurveDream

    Chronic Pain Relieved Greatly By Benadryl/diphenhydramine & Nightmares (story-time)?

    I'm including details here that I've never told anyone/written that much about to my knowledge, but all of it does not need to be read if you're not used to my extremely long, often (arguably) strange posts I make here. So I was going to post here about it (the pain), but figured it would be a...
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