53 Solutions for Insomnia

Melatonin

OTC Meds

Always get your doctors approval and correct dose before taking any solution recommendations.

43 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 44% reported success

sentiment_neutral 47% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 9% reported feeling worse

Reading books (kindle, kobo)

Self-Management

30 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 77% reported success

sentiment_neutral 23% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Ativan (Lorazepam)

Prescription

28 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 86% reported success

sentiment_neutral 11% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 4% reported feeling worse

Ambien

Physician Intervention

Always get your doctor's approval and correct dose before taking any solution recommendations.

21 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 52% reported success

sentiment_neutral 19% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 29% reported feeling worse

Benadryl

OTC Meds

Always get your doctors approval and correct dose before taking any solution recommendations.

20 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 70% reported success

sentiment_neutral 20% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 10% reported feeling worse

CBD with TCH lotion, oil, edibles, vape or pain stick

Prescription

19 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 95% reported success

sentiment_neutral 0% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 5% reported feeling worse

Get up for 1-2 hours, have a bowl of cereal or mug of milk, and then go back to bed when ready

Self-Management

19 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 74% reported success

sentiment_neutral 21% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 5% reported feeling worse

Gabapentin

Prescription

16 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 44% reported success

sentiment_neutral 31% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 25% reported feeling worse

Meditation

Self-Management

Meditation apps: Calm or Ten Percent

15 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 87% reported success

sentiment_neutral 13% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Binge watching something until you are tired

Other Remedies

14 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 93% reported success

sentiment_neutral 0% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 7% reported feeling worse

Tylenol PM

OTC Meds

14 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 71% reported success

sentiment_neutral 29% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Listen to audio books or podcasts

Self-Management

14 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 93% reported success

sentiment_neutral 7% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Herbal teas (chamomile)

Other Remedies

12 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 83% reported success

sentiment_neutral 17% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Trazadone

Prescription

12 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 75% reported success

sentiment_neutral 17% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 8% reported feeling worse

CPAP machine

Self-Management

11 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 64% reported success

sentiment_neutral 9% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 27% reported feeling worse

Take dexamethasone at bedtime or early in the morning

Prescription

Always get your doctors approval and correct dose before taking any solution recommendations.

10 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 80% reported success

sentiment_neutral 10% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 10% reported feeling worse

Aromatherpay with essential lavendar and eucalyptus oils

Other Remedies

10 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 50% reported success

sentiment_neutral 50% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Breathing techniques

Other Remedies

Take a deep breath through your nose to the count of seven, hold that breath to the count of seven, breathe out through your mouth to the count of seven and repeat until you fall asleep.

9 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 67% reported success

sentiment_neutral 33% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Listen to sleep sounds on my phone

Self-Management

9 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 89% reported success

sentiment_neutral 11% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

No eating close to bedtime

Self-Management

9 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 67% reported success

sentiment_neutral 33% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Gardening and other physical work

Self-Management

9 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 89% reported success

sentiment_neutral 11% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Magnesium

Supplement

Always get your doctors approval and correct dose before taking any solution recommendations.

8 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 38% reported success

sentiment_neutral 63% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Lavender pillow spray

Other Remedies

8 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 25% reported success

sentiment_neutral 75% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

No napping

Self-Management

7 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 71% reported success

sentiment_neutral 29% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Clonazepam

Prescription

6 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 67% reported success

sentiment_neutral 17% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 17% reported feeling worse

Sleep at an angle, use pillow wedges

Self-Management

6 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 83% reported success

sentiment_neutral 17% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Vitamin D

OTC Meds

Always get your doctors approval and correct dose before taking any solution recommendations.

6 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 17% reported success

sentiment_neutral 83% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Hot bath

Self-Management

6 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 83% reported success

sentiment_neutral 17% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Muscle relaxers

OTC Meds

Always get your doctors approval and correct dose before taking any solution recommendations.

5 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 80% reported success

sentiment_neutral 20% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Listen to mediation music

Self-Management

5 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 100% reported success

sentiment_neutral 0% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Xanax

Prescription

4 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 75% reported success

sentiment_neutral 25% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Body scan meditations

Other Remedies

4 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 100% reported success

sentiment_neutral 0% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

No alcohol/wine

Self-Management

4 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 50% reported success

sentiment_neutral 50% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Temazepam

Prescription

3 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 100% reported success

sentiment_neutral 0% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Yoga/stretching

Self-Management

3 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 67% reported success

sentiment_neutral 33% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Elavil (Amitriptyline)

Prescription

3 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 0% reported success

sentiment_neutral 100% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Try to walk in the evenings

Self-Management

3 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 33% reported success

sentiment_neutral 67% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Stay off social media

Self-Management

3 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 100% reported success

sentiment_neutral 0% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Mandibular enhancement mouthpiece

Other Remedies

2 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 100% reported success

sentiment_neutral 0% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Eye mask

Self-Management

2 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 100% reported success

sentiment_neutral 0% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Drink magnesium citrate powder with warm water

Self-Management

2 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 50% reported success

sentiment_neutral 50% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Dranabinol

Other Remedies

A man-made solution that contains cannabinoids found in the marijuana plant. Always get your doctors approval and correct dose before taking any solution recommendations.

1 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 0% reported success

sentiment_neutral 100% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Look at HealthTree Community Forums or Facebook

Self-Management

1 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 100% reported success

sentiment_neutral 0% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Unisom

OTC Meds

Always get your doctors approval and correct dose before taking any solution recommendations.

1 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 0% reported success

sentiment_neutral 0% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 100% reported feeling worse

Drug dose reduction

Physician Intervention

1 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 100% reported success

sentiment_neutral 0% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Crochet or knitting

Other Remedies

1 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 0% reported success

sentiment_neutral 100% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Tumeric latte with pepper powder and a little honey

Other Remedies

1 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 0% reported success

sentiment_neutral 100% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Hot chocolate

Other Remedies

1 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 0% reported success

sentiment_neutral 100% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Write down the thing that are rumbling around your brain

Self-Management

Say out loud three times "I can't fix it tonight. I will deal with it tomorrow." Then silently and slowly count backwards from 100 by 3's. If my brain is still going, I repeat the process.

1 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 100% reported success

sentiment_neutral 0% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Sonata

Prescription

1 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 0% reported success

sentiment_neutral 100% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

ASMR YouTube videos

Other Remedies

1 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 100% reported success

sentiment_neutral 0% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Mirtazapine

Prescription

1 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 100% reported success

sentiment_neutral 0% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

Sleep aids from costco

OTC Meds

Always get your doctors approval and correct dose before taking any solution recommendations.

1 patients reviewed this

sentiment_satisfied_alt 100% reported success

sentiment_neutral 0% reported no effect

sentiment_very_dissatisfied 0% reported feeling worse

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