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I've been on powerful prescription drugs for 15+ years for insomnia which caused side effects that required more medications. Marijuana is not a legal option in my state. Last time I used it regularly I didn't have insomnia. I tried CBD oil & it did nothing but it doesn't have THC. If marijuana would possibly help I will leave my state to try it. Anyone try it for insomnia? Does it work?
 
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I've been on powerful prescription drugs for 15+ years for insomnia which caused side effects that required more medications. Marijuana is not a legal option in my state. Last time I used it regularly I didn't have insomnia. I tried CBD oil & it did nothing but it doesn't have THC. If marijuana would possibly help I will leave my state to try it. Anyone try it for insomnia? Does it work?
Insomnia's really tough to deal with.

Cannabis works for some people but it doesn't for others, and for some it's the type of cannabis and the amount that matters. If you are going to try it, you should start with the smallest amount and pay special attention to what type you're using.

(like many folk knowledge will say that sativa is more stimulating while indica is more of the sleepy type. But for some people it's the opposite.)

But yeah it does work for some people.

I used to use ABX sleepytime sublingual sometimes.

There are some other herbs/stuff that can help:

 


passion flower is an herb native to the Americas and it was used as a sedative. It could help with sleep. It's fairly mild but sometimes taking the edge off with something like that plus doing a meditation can help (I mean...it's hard to know what will work for you).

Ashwaghanda might help. L-theanine could possibly help as well. People sometimes take California Poppy to help--you could research it.

People often use valerian but I've never liked it, plus it's dangerous to combine with alcohol (though I've heard you can combine with melatonin).

Obviously there's also melatonin, but you probably already know about it.

Additionally, blue light interferes with the production of sleep hormones, so having a warm light app or timer on any electronics you use close to bedtime could help. Or having a special warm light you put on in the evenings.

It's not easy so sorry I'm going into this a lot, but yeah marijuana helps some people for sleep. But it can also do the opposite...it's worth a try, and you should use the smallest amount and work your way up (if you are not smoking it, especially).

I use a combo of things for insomnia, but the main thing that helps me is meditation.

I don't know if she does any sleep meditations, but I have been listening to her for relaxation which can also help with sleep.




I completely support the use of medical marijuana though (and recreational). I hope your state legalizes it soon--it should be legalized on a federal level, imo, just because it is used for so many health conditions and that shouldn't be stigmatized.
 

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The possibility of using cannabis as a sleeping pill has been studied for quite a long time - medics would be happy to replace potent drugs with more gentle drugs, but nature has decided otherwise, for example there are now many supplements in food, such as cbd oil canada, which are made exclusively from natural ingredients that nature has given us. They are great help and relax your condition, which can have a positive effect on falling asleep quickly. After all, if you do not sleep deteriorates executive functions of the intellect - memory, concentration and logical thinking.
 

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Insomnia's really tough to deal with.

Cannabis works for some people but it doesn't for others, and for some it's the type of cannabis and the amount that matters. If you are going to try it, you should start with the smallest amount and pay special attention to what type you're using.

(like many folk knowledge will say that sativa is more stimulating while indica is more of the sleepy type. But for some people it's the opposite.)

But yeah it does work for some people.

I used to use ABX sleepytime sublingual sometimes.

There are some other herbs/stuff that can help:

 


passion flower is an herb native to the Americas and it was used as a sedative. It could help with sleep. It's fairly mild but sometimes taking the edge off with something like that plus doing a meditation can help (I mean...it's hard to know what will work for you).

Ashwaghanda might help. L-theanine could possibly help as well. People sometimes take California Poppy to help--you could research it.

People often use valerian but I've never liked it, plus it's dangerous to combine with alcohol (though I've heard you can combine with melatonin).

Obviously there's also melatonin, but you probably already know about it.

Additionally, blue light interferes with the production of sleep hormones, so having a warm light app or timer on any electronics you use close to bedtime could help. Or having a special warm light you put on in the evenings.

It's not easy so sorry I'm going into this a lot, but yeah marijuana helps some people for sleep. But it can also do the opposite...it's worth a try, and you should use the smallest amount and work your way up (if you are not smoking it, especially).

I use a combo of things for insomnia, but the main thing that helps me is meditation.

I don't know if she does any sleep meditations, but I have been listening to her for relaxation which can also help with sleep.




I completely support the use of medical marijuana though (and recreational). I hope your state legalizes it soon--it should be legalized on a federal level, imo, just because it is used for so many health conditions and that shouldn't be stigmatized.
What a relaaaaaxing meditation 😊🥰😴
 
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I provide this information for educational purposes only. I am not advocating that anyone should break any laws in their area. What you do with your own body is up to you. I am recommending that you do your research and learn as much as you can so you can make the most informed decision possible.

It depends. Some strains are more likely to energize your mind rather than calm it, and other strains can make you TOO tired to sleep. You have to do your research. The important thing to look for is the amount of indica vs. sativa in the particular strain. This is why it is important to go to a marijuana shop (if it is legal in your area) because they will have more info on the particular strains than your neighborhood dealer. Basically, the difference comes down to whether the objective is to get "high" (satvia) or "stoned" indica) I would say that for most insomniacs, a strain that leans more towards
indica is the way to go.

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I would honestly try some different methods to deal with insomnia: have a long walks, exercise few times a week, drink a lot of water. Sometimes insomnia can be just a symptom of something else, deficiency of some vitamins for example. In your case i would probably visit a specialist or at least would give a call to online pharmacy customer service. Maybe they have a good piece of advice for you.
 

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I’ve talked about my problems with insomnia I had since I was 6. I had to be hospitalized many times for it. i now am a lot better I usually can sleep 3 sometimes 4 hours a night and that is plenty for me. I use to only sleep about 5 hours a week. Crazy.

nothing worked for me. Stuff would work for about a month and then it was right back.

I smoke the devil lettuce and it relax me but never made me sleep. Tho it gave me anxiety when I was around others. Some ppl it works for a little while but then has the opposite effect like they can’t shut their minds off and they end up not sleeping, daydreaming maybe.

watch out for those prescription meds tho…..you’re right about those. Sleep Meds only worked on me about a month. So, they use to give me other meds that the side effect of sleep.
THIS IS A SIGN OF A BAD DOCTOR…..don’t ever let them give you meds that isn’t for that main problem.

they once had me alternating 3 different heavy anti psychotic meds bc they produce a sleep side effect…it didn’t work and I started to behavior differently. But I trust my doctors know what they were doing….wrong. After a small freak out they got rid of those, had to be winged off, and put on seroquel....another anti psychotic med, which I’m not depress, psychotic or anything else other than I had horrible insomnia…..this drug did knock me out was like on 800mg. I remember after an hour I couldn’t even speak coherently bc I would get so tried on it….but after about 2 months it started to lose its effect, started to take me longer and longer to fall asleep, by the 3rd month, I ended up on purpose driving my car over a cliff and put in ICU for about 2 months.

came to find out…the reason why doctors should never give ppl drugs that the drugs weren’t meant for their issue…like seroquel is for ppl with psychotic issues, even tho sleep might be a side effect, it’s not what that drug does…so when you read the side effects of that drug, it’s says it can causes a psychotic issues….why a drug that is suppose to help psychotic behavior causes psychotic behaviors bc it was given to someone who wasn’t psychotic…and what happens is that, that drug is made to target a certain place in your brain (where psychotic behavior is) and it floods it which means if there is nothing wrong with you then that part of your brains gets flooded woth chemicals that is there to change that part of your brain and boom you drive your car off a cliff ….I got a settlement they found the doctors irresponsible/at fault.

but just beware to anyone don’t let them give you drugs that isn’t for your main problem….I dont use any meds now for over 10 years. I do smoke the devil lettuce but it’s for relaxing not sleep it never worked for tha5 either.

ok, I have dyslexia and I usually quickly edited my stuff a little, never close to perfect, but I have no time today….so hopefully it’s readable, lol.
 
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Oh, I also went to sleep specialist ….cognitive behaviors at the sleep centers

this was hell…they used make me go bed at 230am then no matter what I had to be up at 730am, even if I didn’t sleep I had to get up…I wasn’t allowed to lay back down until 230am…I had to keep doing this once my body got use to sleeping at this t8me they would add a half hour…so I could go to bed at 2 instead of 230…..I was in that treatment for 6 months….it didn’t worked either, bad result. Exhausting….I think they were trying to tried my body and mind out but also try to form some body memory too.
 
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Marijuana does not make me go to sleep. It makes me fricken paranoid most of the time, unless I have really good quality indica. I’m more likely to be up all night freaking myself out with reflecting on my mortality if I smoke weed, more than probably even if I had done a rail of coke. I can’t stand how fricken paranoid most weed makes me.

I’ve had alotta people tell me I should smoke weed to Chilax. Eh yeah hell no, makes me way more intense than being my usual spunky self.
 
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