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"When you miss out on sleep, you take out a loan from [...]

Posted by @Margaret_Marie, Jun 23, 2014

“When you miss out on sleep, you take out a loan from the sleep bank. You can never completely repay the debt — and decreased health is the interest on your loan.” says Timothy Morgenthaler, a consultant at the Mayo Clinic Center for Sleep Medicine in Rochester, Minn.

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am 65 yrs old—–insomnia runs in family on both sides–started in college due to lots of classes, working 2 part-time jobs and to busy of a schedule!!! then marriage w/ranch-full time job-4 kids-stress—divorce due to husbands many affairs–raising 4 kids on my own w/ no help from daddy–3 thru college w/me working 2 jobs–stress stress–ex abusing a daughter–daughter having 4 major strokes by age 40–started on ambian for 2 yrs—lost a wonderful man in my life by suicide—6 yrs later lost another fiancé by heart attack (49)-started ambian for 3 yrs—-12 yrs later I married only to lose him in 8 months (43) to heart attack w/major dr. mistakes. stress-stress-stress–been on ambian since 1998–have had sleep studies–lots of counseling–lots of tries of natural remedies–other sleep meds–now have addisons disease, diabetes ,high blood pressure-3 stage kidney disease-deep depression and broken back. over 8 meds at am and over 9 meds at pm. drs made me go off ambian because afraid i’d have a reaction!!! can’t sleep over 2 hrs a night–don’t nap in day–is no sleep at all really better for my health????? makes me wonder how i’d feel going off all my meds–kinda as bad as I do today. don’t want anyone to pity me–just give me some remedy that works—PLEASE

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