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Melatonin tablets are a very popular sleep supplement, you can find them for sale in plastic bottles in nearly every pharmacy. But Melatonin is problematic. Like a lot of drugs, it creates a dependency as it desensitizes your biology to a natural hormone.

The first time you drop 5 or 10 milligrams of Melatonin you’ll get some great sleep but if you do that often, more than once or twice a week maximum you’ll build up a dependency. Your body will need the extra supplemental Melatonin, and you’ll have more problems getting to sleep without it.

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Growth Hormone, Recovery, Sleep, Stress -

Deep sleep is a mysterious state that we usually enter several times each night. Its nature is somewhat less well known than the more dramatic "dream sleep." While we are very aware today of dream sleep, and of the ability of some people to be conscious of and even direct their dreams in a state known as lucid dreaming, the nature of deep sleep continues to invite a sense of mystery.

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Anxiety, Sleep -

I observe that many of the children I see suffer from sensory overload, lack of restorative sleep, and a hyper aroused nervous system, regardless of diagnosis—what I call electronic screen syndrome. These children are impulsive, moody, and can’t pay attention—much like the description in the quote above describing damage seen in scans.  

 

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Anxiety, CBD, Sleep -

Nothing makes me more jealous than hearing people talk about sleep. I’ve struggled with sleep for as long as I can remember, and I’ve tried just about everything to get more of it: Regular exercise, meditation, solid sleep hygiene, melatonin and magnesium, to name a few.

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