...so how are we handling the insomnia issues?

I can't get to sleep nor stay asleep.

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Most nights, me too. Only Ambien is a sure thing.

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Oh that is normal with not having a thyroid!? I am still so tired, but I can not fall asleep until 2 am, sometimes later!!!

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After two years, I gave up, and take an over the counter sleep aid at night. I only need one pill and I now sleep like a log. I fought it for a long time, and I have no side effects, and have never needed more than this, so its worth it to me. I tried all the natural stuff and none of it worked for me.

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Nothing really helped (and i tried everything including a sleep study) until I could lower my dose and get my T4 below 1.4.

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I'm either hyper or hypo when that happens. Either or. Just not in balance. Check your numbers and talk to your doctor.

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Have you ever tried Melatonin? It is all natural and works real well, at least for me. I t cant hurt to try though right? I take 10mg about 30-45 min before I wnat to go to bed. Then I crawl into bed and make sure the room is nice and dark. It has really helped me

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Ambien CR is the only thing that works for me and without it, i don't sleep at it. This at least for me is the norm without my Thyroid.

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Hi,

I don 't sleep well either. Staying a sleep is just as hard. Then about 6:00am it happens and I get about two hours of deep sleep. It's frustrating to say the least. OTC's are my go to when I can't do without any more loss of sleep.

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Half a tablet of melatonin flattened me for two days. I tried it again a year later with the same result. All I could do was sleep. So, yes, it does work for some but not for me. Many swear by it, so it might be a good starting point for you.

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Zoloft, magnesium, calcium.

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