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116 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Xanax (Alprazolam)
(158)
Ativan (Lorazepam)
(120)
No light/dark room
(482)
Zolpidem (Ambien, Stillnoct, Stillnox)
(316)
Clonazepam (Klonopin, Rivotril)
(90)
Diazepam (Valium)
(121)
Xyrem/GHB
(11)
Imovane/Zimovane/Zopiclone
(47)
Sexual activity
(326)
edible cannabis
(8)
Exercise
(625)
Masturbation
(418)
Quetiapine (Seroquel)
(32)
Temazepam (Restoril)
(72)
Doxylamine (Unisom)
(78)
Nytol
(34)
White noise while trying to sleep
(391)
Eliminate caffeine
(549)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
(106)
Pramipexole (Mirapex)
(14)
Sleep mask
(126)
Dramamine
(46)
Prayer
(145)
Meditation
(431)
Diphenhydramine (Unisom, Benadryl)
(334)
Melatonin
(535)
Hypnosis
(12)
Earplugs
(133)
Hydroxyzine (Atarax, Vistaril)
(34)
Tai Chi
(60)
Audio books
(105)
LDN
(6)
Phosphatidyl Serine/DHA Optimized
(12)
Seroquil
(15)
Reiki
(18)
Neurontin
(25)
Turn off TV and read
(636)
Midazolam
(6)
F.lux computer screen spectrum control program
(57)
Avoiding TV or computer screens before bedtime
(268)
Chlorpheniramine(Chlor-Trimeton)
(13)
Restorative yoga
(69)
Avoid liquids before bed
(73)
Relaxation/sleep hypnosis recordings
(127)
Eliminating electrical devices from bedroom
(162)
EFT Emotional Freedom Therapy
(32)
Audio podcasts
(156)
Acupuncture
(64)
Phenibut (Beta-phenyl-gamma-aminobutyric acid)
(11)
Sleep tracking with Zeo
(29)
Desyrel (Trazodone)
(105)
U-Shaped Body Pillow
(54)
Focus on breathing and heart beat
(526)
Eszopiclone (Lunesta)
(121)
Grounding/Earthing
(7)
GABA
(73)
Stretching
(135)
Moving bed to other spot in bedroom
(89)
Hydrocodone (Vicodin, Lortab)
(113)
Allergy Shots
(8)
Passionflower
(54)
Ashwagandha
(24)
Advil
(79)
Hot bath before bedtime
(319)
Hand Warming Biofeedback
(17)
Stand on one leg to exhaustion, then the other leg
(13)
Advil PM
(162)
Cold shower upon waking
(11)
Cold shower before bedtime
(39)
Paracetamol
(30)
Trader Joe's Bedtime Tea / Sleepytime tea (any brand)
(240)
Inositol Powder
(18)
Keep food/sleep diary
(52)
Magnesium
(286)
Orange safety glasses to block melatonin-depleting blue light
(24)
Chinese herbal formula
(25)
Memory foam mattress
(205)
Tylenol PM
(232)
Protein snack before bed
(150)
Trazodone
(44)
Eliminate nicotine
(135)
5-Hydroxytryptophan (5HTP)
(111)
Not eating late at night
(360)
Codeine
(90)
Corydallis root
(1)
jdfa
(1)
Kavinace
(8)
Think of now & not of past or future
(228)
Carb snack before bed
(182)
Warm milk and honey
(151)
Sedating/Calming Essential Oils such as lavender
(179)
Kava Kava
(80)
L-Tryptophan
(47)
Not thinking/clearing mind
(310)
Taurine
(48)
Weight loss
(142)
Vitamin D3
(89)
Sonata (Zaleplon)
(54)
Valerian
(309)
Counting backwards
(62)
sertraline
(17)
Probiotics
(114)
Fish Oil
(336)
Risperdal (Risperidone)
(31)
No Treatment
(16)
Get up & do something boring for a half hour
(267)
Amitriptyline
(62)
Not reading in bed
(157)
Vitamin B6
(132)
St. John's Wort
(87)
Drink more water
(347)
Rozerem (Ramelteon)
(49)
A stiff drink (rum, port)
(219)
Pamelor (Nortriptyline)
(29)
Music while trying to sleep
(301)
Watch TV
(398)

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