How much melatonin?
- 06-18-2008, 12:34 AM
How much melatonin?
How many mg of melatonin do you take a night to aid in sleep? Im taking it for a sleep aid because i ahve to wake up at 545 3x a week for class. The GH benefits is just a plus
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- 06-18-2008, 12:45 AM
06-18-2008, 12:55 AM
I'm the same mate. I prefer it at 9mg as opposed to a lower dosage. I stack with 50mg of diphenhydramine and it's great. There are numerous threads already covering this melatonin if you just do a little searching
06-18-2008, 12:57 AM
Wow 10 mgs. I have never gone over 4mgs a night. I'm afraid of feeling too groggy in the morn. I like 3 mg with a little theanine and b6. I always feel great in the morning. Throw in a little phenibut and dreamland awaits.
06-18-2008, 01:04 AM
Yeah, I never knew anyone breached the 6mg mark. 3-6 wasn't doing anything for me, so I just stopped taking it altogether. Maybe I'll rekindle the Melatonin flame.
06-18-2008, 01:14 AM
06-18-2008, 03:43 AM
i always add the melatonin with other things...by itself it doesnt do much for me...so i usuallly end up taking 25mgs of diphenhydramine or 10mgs of ambien...along with valerian root, gaba, and a few other goodies...
06-18-2008, 04:13 AM
Dam y'all are some ballers...I only take 3mg, any more and I cant wake up.
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06-18-2008, 04:38 AM
3mg melo and 900 mg of valarian is my sweet spot. valarian takes a couple weeks to get into the sleep system.
06-18-2008, 04:41 AM
06-18-2008, 06:30 AM
06-18-2008, 08:25 AM
06-19-2008, 01:58 AM
06-19-2008, 10:26 AM
i use usually 1-4 mgs. if i use 5 or more i wake up with wicked headaches. and i usually take it with 500mgs of magnesium and its lights out.
06-19-2008, 02:51 PM
06-19-2008, 03:31 PM
06-19-2008, 10:51 PM
06-20-2008, 01:13 AM
i actaully read a study that 2mgs was effective at increasing GH...probably a dose dependent reactive supplement...melatonin, l-dopa, arginine, glutamine, gaba, and u got some wicked GH boosting...
06-20-2008, 01:25 AM
06-20-2008, 01:30 AM
06-20-2008, 06:02 AM
Do you guys ever get scary nightmares from melatonin? I've had some of the worst nightmares waking up sweating ever in my life when taking melatonin... it was a 3mg dosage too.
06-20-2008, 07:16 AM
06-20-2008, 07:26 AM
I remember 3 mg used to hit me like a hammer, then I think I got used to it. Haven't used it in a few months though, trying to keep it natural
06-20-2008, 12:37 PM
3 mg always works fine for me, sometimes i take 6mg if i am having trouble getting to sleep - but any more i would feel like a ****head the next day.
06-20-2008, 01:29 PM
Man ive used 10mgs of melatonin with 1g+ of gaba and zma with no avail. Granted i usually never have any problems going to sleep on my own but i often find my self waking up several times through out the night. I didnt feel comfortable going over 10mgs of melatonin so i only ramped up the gaba but it only made it harder for me to sleep. I might try throwing in some benadryl and see what happens
06-20-2008, 01:35 PM
06-20-2008, 01:45 PM
Combine 3mg of Melatonin and 4 Abyss and ill see you at 2pm tomorrow.
I love melatonin, it works great for me at low doses. I abused it last semester and it seems to have caused me to lose that "ahhhh darkness, im sleepy" feeling. Although "they" say that melatonin does not induce dependency, i feel that it has for me.
I will take 2 Abyss about 2 hours before bed, usually immediately after my post workout shower. Then i will take another 2 an hour before bed on a semi-empty stomach.
I have messed with Benadryl but i am pretty hangover prone. IT works but i also feel like a "****head."
Good luck sleeping buddies
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06-20-2008, 02:16 PM
Jesus, am I the only one that takes 1 mg?
Well I do, about 4 nights a week with my nightly dose of ZMA.
ZMA has been a glorious thing for my sleep. Since I started taking it, I've had the deepest and best sleeps I can remember.
Paired with a little Zeus test booster and I just sleep my way through gains :P
06-20-2008, 03:35 PM
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