Thought on Higher Importance of Sleep/Recovery Supplements
- 09-11-2013, 02:16 PM
- 09-11-2013, 03:30 PM
As an aside, I've been using for a few days (maybe a week now? forgot when I started taking the stuff), it's friggin strong. Very good chance you will get a hung over feeling when you wake up the first few times you use the stuff. Definitely start with half a scoop to assess your tolerance (I'm nonsensical and went with the full scoop personally the first time, I figured that I've used GABA and mucuna at relatively potent doses for awhile that my tolerances should be ok). The hung over feeling has started to tame down a fair bit though. Very effective product, if you need something to knock you out, this is a good product to try.
09-11-2013, 05:05 PM
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09-12-2013, 02:40 AM
Melatonin has been shown to be non-habit forming in 6 months trials. In fact, users get sensitized to its effects with continuous use
09-12-2013, 06:31 AM
I've used a sleep monitoring app on my phone for a few weeks and the factor that contributed most to a higher proportion of deeper sleep was sleep hygiene. So for example going to bed at the same time, having a relaxing bath before bed and not watching any TV or using the PC at least an hour before bed. Simple I know, but try following a somewhat rigid routine for a few days and you will see improvements.
09-12-2013, 10:29 PM
09-12-2013, 10:48 PM
09-12-2013, 10:51 PM
Sleep is for the weak
"The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance." - Socrates
09-12-2013, 11:02 PM
09-13-2013, 03:37 AM
I agree with your statement thou. Yea I may be tired and fall asleep in my classes and not have energy at work, but that doesn't stop me from moving heavy weight for me
09-13-2013, 05:18 AM
09-13-2013, 09:46 AM
I'd be interested to know if there are any supplements that can mitigate some of the side effects of working third shift, besides the obvious melatonin. I don't really have trouble falling asleep but no matter how much sleep I get, I'm always tired. My biggest problem is waking up. I literally have four alarms at my bedside and one is a sonic boom and there are days I don't hear any of them.
And then on the weekend's of course, to have a normal social life I have to pretty much flip flop my schedule, which is equivalent to jet lag all weekend. So if there were any supplements that would help mitigate any of that, that would be awesome.
09-13-2013, 10:10 AM
09-13-2013, 12:39 PM
09-13-2013, 12:59 PM
Adrafinil/modafinil would be good for the weekend. They basically allow you to stay awake for an extra couple hours without feeling tired and aren't a classical stimulant like caffeine. Only downsides are tolerance, heavy use of adrafinil can increase liver enzymes, and modafinil is expensive from India or you have to get a prescription for having shift work disorder.
09-13-2013, 02:07 PM
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09-15-2013, 01:47 PM
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