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Old 04-15-2012, 04:27 PM   #1
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I just bought a bottle of Melatonin 5mg. I wanted to try it to see if I could get a deeper sleep going during the night. I never have trouble sleeping but I always wake up tired and groggy and it takes me awhile to get going.

Has anyone ever tried this and how'd it work for you.
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Old 04-15-2012, 04:33 PM   #2
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I've used it occasionally. Makes me sleep hard, but doesn't last through the night.
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I use it occasionally with ZMA when I can afford them. Seems to help.
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It helps me a little for falling asleep, but sleep is a tricky thing for me. 5 mg doesn't have a noticeable effect, but 10 usually helps a fair bit.
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I take a 5 mg melatonin at night along with a vitamin B plus. It definately puts me to sleep, and it's a deeper sleep. I'm not sold on waking more refreshed though. That really depends upon the day.
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I have used them before. I once doubled the dose and that was a huge mistake. Everything got really dizzy. Stick to what the dose should be.
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works use it when u have trouble sleeping u dont need nightly doses, let you body put you to sleep naturally when u can
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Have you done it a couple nights now? What do you think of it?
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I had melatonin tablets that you chew. I chew 3 before I sleep and I was out like a light. I often have broken sleep, getting up every 3 hours to drink water. When I take these I sleep through the night and I felt amazing the next day. It costs about $20 a month for me.
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I had melatonin tablets that you chew. I chew 3 before I sleep and I was out like a light. I often have broken sleep, getting up every 3 hours to drink water. When I take these I sleep through the night and I felt amazing the next day. It costs about $20 a month for me.
Where have you gotten these? I have never seen ones that you chew. $20 is not a bad price a month if you can sleep good.
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