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116 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Xanax (Alprazolam)
(154)
Ativan (Lorazepam)
(117)
No light/dark room
(469)
Clonazepam (Klonopin, Rivotril)
(88)
Zolpidem (Ambien, Stillnoct, Stillnox)
(308)
Xyrem/GHB
(11)
Diazepam (Valium)
(116)
Sexual activity
(319)
Imovane/Zimovane/Zopiclone
(45)
Exercise
(612)
Masturbation
(409)
edible cannabis
(6)
Temazepam (Restoril)
(70)
Quetiapine (Seroquel)
(32)
Sleep mask
(119)
Doxylamine (Unisom)
(76)
Eliminate caffeine
(540)
Nytol
(33)
White noise while trying to sleep
(380)
Pramipexole (Mirapex)
(14)
Dramamine
(45)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
(101)
Prayer
(143)
Diphenhydramine (Unisom, Benadryl)
(328)
Hypnosis
(11)
Meditation
(420)
Melatonin
(520)
Audio books
(103)
Neurontin
(23)
Earplugs
(124)
LDN
(6)
Phosphatidyl Serine/DHA Optimized
(12)
Seroquil
(15)
Reiki
(18)
Hydroxyzine (Atarax, Vistaril)
(33)
Tai Chi
(60)
Phenibut (Beta-phenyl-gamma-aminobutyric acid)
(10)
Avoiding TV or computer screens before bedtime
(259)
Turn off TV and read
(623)
Midazolam
(6)
Chlorpheniramine(Chlor-Trimeton)
(13)
Acupuncture
(61)
F.lux computer screen spectrum control program
(56)
Restorative yoga
(68)
Avoid liquids before bed
(68)
Relaxation/sleep hypnosis recordings
(122)
Audio podcasts
(152)
Desyrel (Trazodone)
(103)
U-Shaped Body Pillow
(53)
EFT Emotional Freedom Therapy
(32)
Sleep tracking with Zeo
(29)
Eliminating electrical devices from bedroom
(156)
Passionflower
(52)
Grounding/Earthing
(6)
GABA
(70)
Allergy Shots
(7)
Focus on breathing and heart beat
(512)
Stretching
(132)
Eszopiclone (Lunesta)
(118)
Hydrocodone (Vicodin, Lortab)
(112)
Advil
(77)
Moving bed to other spot in bedroom
(89)
Hot bath before bedtime
(312)
Paracetamol
(27)
Chinese herbal formula
(24)
Hand Warming Biofeedback
(17)
Advil PM
(158)
Stand on one leg to exhaustion, then the other leg
(13)
Ashwagandha
(22)
Trazodone
(40)
Orange safety glasses to block melatonin-depleting blue light
(23)
Cold shower upon waking
(11)
Cold shower before bedtime
(39)
Inositol Powder
(18)
Trader Joe's Bedtime Tea / Sleepytime tea (any brand)
(232)
Magnesium
(277)
Tylenol PM
(229)
Keep food/sleep diary
(50)
Protein snack before bed
(147)
Memory foam mattress
(200)
Eliminate nicotine
(132)
Codeine
(88)
Not eating late at night
(349)
Sedating/Calming Essential Oils such as lavender
(172)
jdfa
(1)
Corydallis root
(1)
Think of now & not of past or future
(223)
Kavinace
(8)
Warm milk and honey
(145)
5-Hydroxytryptophan (5HTP)
(110)
L-Tryptophan
(45)
Kava Kava
(77)
Carb snack before bed
(175)
Taurine
(46)
Not thinking/clearing mind
(304)
Vitamin D3
(85)
sertraline
(16)
Weight loss
(135)
Sonata (Zaleplon)
(51)
Valerian
(303)
Counting backwards
(58)
Probiotics
(110)
Fish Oil
(331)
Risperdal (Risperidone)
(31)
No Treatment
(15)
Get up & do something boring for a half hour
(257)
Amitriptyline
(62)
Not reading in bed
(153)
Vitamin B6
(129)
St. John's Wort
(83)
Rozerem (Ramelteon)
(45)
Drink more water
(341)
A stiff drink (rum, port)
(216)
Pamelor (Nortriptyline)
(29)
Music while trying to sleep
(296)
Watch TV
(388)

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