Thought on Higher Importance of Sleep/Recovery Supplements
- 09-13-2013, 02:37 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, 04:18 AM
- 09-13-2013, 08:46 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, 09:10 AM
09-13-2013, 11:39 AM
09-13-2013, 11:59 AM
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, 01:07 PM
09-15-2013, 11:41 AM
09-15-2013, 12:47 PM
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