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pini
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Hi, I have been feeling better with my Lyme symptoms.

I have been on .5mg of Clonzepam twice a day for 5 years, I recently cut back slowly and now I am down to .25mg twice a day.

Since Jan. I have pretty bad insomnia. Any natural stuff to help the insomnia?

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DaveNJ
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pini,

melatonin works well for me.

Dave

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Dekrator48
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I use sublingual melatonin at bedtime.

Different doses work for different people.

I order it through the Vitamin Shoppe.

Oral melatonin did not help me.

Bioidentical hormones have also helped.

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pamoisondelune
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My insomnia has completely disappeared since i've been doing rifing on my GB-4000 rife machine for a couple of months. A great side benefit!

I had quite a lot of insomnia on antibiotics for years, but melatonin and valerian helped a lot some of the time.

Twice this week i took a Diflucan for candida, and it gave me the insomnia again both nights.

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randibear
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well i'm odd man out. melatonin drove me up the wall. so jittery and nervous.

haven't really found anything that works.

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Getting your cortisol levels where they need to be is helpful.

Mine used to be too high at night and I was a crazy insomniac.

Now i go to sleep every night at midnight and get 8-9 hrs of sleep.

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relaxation music helps me on those rough nights

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