Any suggestions on improving my sleep?

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  1. UrbanSavage** Pepe Silvia

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    So, for the past 5 days I keep waking up after only 6 hours of sleep and I feel like complete shit all day long. Yesterday I worked out as hard as I could, trying to burn an excess energy and sleep better, but today I still woke up after 6 hours.

    About a month ago I started taking Seroquel, psychiatrist prescribed it to help me with depression/anger issues, it just so happens that when you take it before bed, it helps you sleep well. So, that was helping me for a while but seems to do nothing now.

    Today, I plan on picking up some GABA and ZMA, I've taken some ZMA in the past and have noticed it helps me to sleep deeper and more efficiently. You guys think this will fix my problem? I don't plan on sticking with the Seroquel any longer, either.
     
  2. Mathias Blue Belt

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    Everyone has said great things about Melantonin. Give it a try.
     
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  4. Ian Coe Silver Belt Professional Fighter

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    GABA. Melatonin will help you get to sleep, it won't keep you under.

    Your body clock could be fucked though
     
  5. TrojanStealth White Belt

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    How close to bedtime are you working out? That could be throwing off your sleep. Also, working out in excess can lead to overtraining, which will actually lead to worse/less sleep, as opposed to the opposite.
     
  6. andrewbc Purple Belt

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    melatonin, 5 HTTP, zma and i've also heard tyrosine but i have no evidence that it works nor have i tried it
     
  7. Ian Coe Silver Belt Professional Fighter

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    Taurine also to help you 'concentrate' on getting to sleep
     
  8. BayAreaGuy Good Day

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    Try reading or meditating before bed. Don't do anything where you're required to think a lot and don't have any conversatoins.
     
  9. Ian Coe Silver Belt Professional Fighter

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    Oh yeah, only use your bedroom for sleeping and boom boom.

    Don't associate it with laying around reading with the light on.

    Helps immensely
     
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    ians right bedroom for sleep and sex only condition yourself to associate only these with the bedroom.
    not sure about pills etc having never used them
     
  11. UrbanSavage** Pepe Silvia

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    Well, I finally got a decent night of sleep last night which is good because I was starting to lose my mind not being able to train or really do anything productive. Hopefully, it continues and I don't plan on using any pills anymore in the future. Thanks for all the suggestions everyone.
     
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  13. andrewbc Purple Belt

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    lol yea a red bull and snickers always gets me yawning
     
  14. Ian Coe Silver Belt Professional Fighter

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    Sarcasm or are you serious?

    I do hope you're serious, god knows I feel the need to victimise someone

    *wonders if, being serious, he looks up redbull and taurine*
     

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