[pct-l] sleep aids and ticks

Nicole E. Phillips nephils at gmail.com
Tue May 7 22:40:59 CDT 2013

The Calm powder is very helpful. Somewhat expensive but I had great success
using it before bed to help with nighttime anxiety (waking up at 2-3 am and
not being able to shut down my brain).
On May 7, 2013 10:44 PM, "Ron Ronron" <oldlemonparty at gmail.com> wrote:

> I picked two ticks off my legs after sitting down for a min around mile 93
> a few days ago. Lyme carrying ticks are virtually if not entierly non
> existant on the PCT. There are other fun tick borne diseases though.
> Anything other than just pulling an embeded tick out may very well cause
> said tick to vomit into you and thus greatly increase the chance of
> transmitting a tick borne disease.
> Melatonin works well to help initiate sleep. Valerian works well to help
> maintain sleep. Calcium magnesium and potassium help the body relax. Whey
> protein helps the body relax. B complex vitamins help the body relax.
> Taking benadryl and/or alcohol to sleep is just dumb to me, but if it works
> keep it up. A hammer would work too.
> I use a powdered supplement called calm for calcium and magnesium.
> I use nativas coconut water powder for potassium.
> I use generic whey protein, melatonin, bcomplex, and valerian.
> I sleep like a baby except when I am unfortunate enough to be camped within
> a half mile of someone with sleep apnea. A hammer would help.
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