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Unexpected help…

I don’t know if this will help anybody else, but it’s worth a try.   Yerba mate tea was recommended to me by an alternative doctor.  I didn’t hold out much hope, but decided I’d try it–and it’s really improved my sleep.  For this past month, I’ve taken hardly any Ambien. There’s a difference […]

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Things to help you sleep…

written by Gayle

 I threw out a lot of suggestions, in  Insomniac, for things to quiet a racing mind.  I wrote about  “mind machines,” with  earphones that pump electronic music at you and goggles that flash pink and green –you can barely sustain a thought with these, let alone a racing mind.   I wrote about “brain music” that’s made […]

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