- 06-09-2013, 08:51 PM
Ive been using a little melatonin 1mg does the trick for me for one week now. I have a few questions about this stuff: will i have a hard time sleeping when im not using it i figured a bit for a night or two. But how long can i take this cause its really helping with the full nights sleep and not waking every 3 hours or so plus i was only getting 6 hours or so so i decided to try this route. Is there a better way of getting full sleep other than this thats safe.
- 06-09-2013, 11:41 PM
Melatonin is exceptionally safe and there is no evidence that tolerance develops.http://pescience.com/
The above is my own opinion and does not reflect the opinion of PES
- 06-09-2013, 11:47 PM
I've read that long term can possibly lead to tolerance/dependence...
06-09-2013, 11:56 PM
06-10-2013, 12:09 AM
06-10-2013, 12:26 AM
Fair enough about the tolerance... I personally found it harder to get to sleep when i was prescribed the stuff after a short period of time... That's an issue of a possible underlying problem in me...
It's the possible dependency that really worried me into stopping & moving to other treatments... That is something that nobody wants... Are there any studies saying that you can't become dependent? Being that you're supplementing a hormone that the body creates naturally... If in America, I believe you don't need a script leading people to try it out without even knowing that's the problem...
06-10-2013, 12:34 AM
06-10-2013, 04:42 AM
ya **** works the same every night thats why i use it. I only need a little like 1mg the normal adult dose is between 2 and 3mgs but one puts me down and i dont keep waking up in the middle of the night. i feel really good th next mourning. thanks for you ideas on this guys.
06-10-2013, 07:20 AM
I just bought 3mg time release melatonin. My problem is never getting to sleep, it's staying asleep. And while I've read that nighttime waking is perfectly normal (and used to be celebrated), sleeping all the way through seems like the modern standard.
06-10-2013, 08:51 AM
06-10-2013, 08:56 AM
I read somewhere that might increase estrogen
06-10-2013, 09:46 AM
Shi t I was cycling melatonin. Great info for me right hurr
06-10-2013, 09:46 AM
I have a ton of success with 5HTP, melatonin, and Valerian Root. Had some bad insomnia in the air force and was prescribed Ambien. Couldn't stand the feeling while taking ambien (Never awoke feeling rested or "Fresh minded") so I searched for a new alternative and haven't found anything as good as these 3 together.
Best of luck on the path to better sleep
06-10-2013, 10:48 AM
06-10-2013, 11:27 AM
thanks gboslice im a veteran as well but of the cg. ive been a ****ty sleeper since a little kid, and here to i can get to sleep but the prob is staying asleep. thanks for your added info.
06-10-2013, 01:33 PM
I've used high doses of melatonin(10-30mg) for extended periods of time, as per research presented on LEF, and have had no issues with either tolerance or dependence. Or estrogen.
There are extended release versions of melatonin for you frequent wake-up types. I find that stacking with L-theanine or GABA seems to help this situation. If you're going for broke and desperately want 8 hours straight, 12-25 mg of Benedryl added to the stack will probably keep you down for the night although a bit groggy in the AM.
Ambien is freaky stuff..I won't take it again. Nothing like crashing into walls if you have to take a leak at 2am.
06-10-2013, 01:36 PM
06-10-2013, 01:52 PM
nice info bioman. thanks wall crashing lol
06-10-2013, 02:02 PM
10-01-2013, 11:27 PM
Any of you know how many mg's of melatonin would be toxic? I read above that "bioman" has taken up to 30mg of melatonin.
"Bioman" can you tell us if you notated any fat loss, if your not already shredded?
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