Sleep Deprivation Help

September 20, 2010

in Barnaby, Insomnia, Sleeping Disorders, Sleeping Tips, Your Stories

Hello CantSleep readers,

It’s Barnaby again, and I’d like to discuss some good sleep deprivation help I’ve received from a local insomnia support group. Although I have yet to find a cause, nor cure, for my insomnia, the support of others suffering from the same ailment can serve as effective sleep deprivation help — if only for moral support. This support extends to online communities such as those who read — sharing our stories and ideas about insomnia is an effective tool towards conquering this beast once and for all. Sleep deprivation help can come in the form of moral and peer support along with professional treatment.

Unfortunately, one has to determine the cause of their particular sleep troubles in order to effectuate a useful treatment regimen. I say unfortunately because I have yet to ascertain the cause of my insomnia which has periodically reared its head over the past few months. I enjoyed a brief period of sleep deprivation help through the use of Valerian, but for some reason it suddenly lost its effectiveness after two week’s use. I have ruled out sleep apnea, clinical depression and migraine headaches as potential causes — and my search continues. Until I find a long term cure for my insomnia, I must rely on sleep deprivation help in the form of support groups and online communities like the one here on this blog. I do appreciate all the suggestions and tips received from readers — and I encourage everyone to continue to write in. Maybe one of you can provide the ultimate sleep deprivation help in the form of a permanent cure for my insomnia.

So long for now,


{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

sleep deprivation February 14, 2011 at 9:54 pm

My sleeping has got better, thanks to the internet and websites like this one. What in your opinion is the best website for sleep deprivation? Thanks


Jan January 5, 2013 at 3:23 pm

After 20 yrs of restless leg treatment, my husband’s body has rejected all the meds, he has followed all the protocol. He is now without med, walking floor up to 30 hrs at a time, hallucinating, poor balance, cognitive issues, etc. All of his doctors say they don’t know what else to do.
Does anyone have any suggestions?
He desperately needs help, but I can’t find any answers. Please help.


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