Cure for Insomnia

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by MoapaPk » Fri Feb 26, 2010 1:44 am

Arthur Digbee wrote:I find that Olympic ice dancing helps.


Watching or doing?

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by woodsxc » Fri Feb 26, 2010 12:35 pm

tigerlilly wrote:pass the brandy - - I slid off that slope (pretty badly) and now I'm trying to manipulate Kp=Kc(RT) ^delta n



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Actually, it works best if you don't pass the bottle. :twisted:

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by tigerlilly » Fri Feb 26, 2010 2:20 pm

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by RayMondo » Fri Feb 26, 2010 4:54 pm

Alcohol at nigttime has a "rebound effect" - helps get to sleep, but then causes wakening in the early hours.

(I gave that Spiral Stairs a go, but forgot to descend. I woke up at the top) :roll: Well, it was I climb of the same name I did a couple of times)

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by MoapaPk » Fri Feb 26, 2010 7:29 pm

Often I do Yoga right before bed -- not all the balancing stuff, just a few exercises (like leg pulls) that stretch large muscles. If done gradually, the body works through a little starting pain by producing endorphins. The rush of relief after I finish Yoga is most similar to the feeling I've gotten after a morphine shot, say during a kidney stone episode. YMMV.

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