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Mar
18

TO MED OR NOT TO MED

As someone who’s struggled with insomnia all my life, I face this question on a nightly basis, whether it’s better to reach for a sleep med or tough it out without sleep.  Advertising assures us that there’s little danger from sleep meds, but the scare stories of Michael Jackson and Heath Ledger suggest otherwise. How to sort through […]

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Dec
11

Things to help you sleep, II

written by Gayle

  Here are some things readers have written me about or that I’ve heard about:  A megadose dose of Vitamin D – a couple thousand mgs.   CRANKY BABY:  an aromatherapy spritzer that promises to transform babies from cranky to sweet-tempered. It combines chamomile, tangerine, and sweet orange. This woman swore it did wonders for her. A […]

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