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Elemental
Your life, sourced by science. A publication from Medium about health and wellness.

Cbd Oils

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I’ve tried Ambien, melatonin, and more. Placebo or not, CBD works wonders.

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Name a sleep aid and I can describe the specific type of hangover it gives me. The morning after overdoing melatonin by even five milligrams, I wake up to pressure at my temples and mental fog so thick that conversation is difficult. Post-Benadryl fatigue feels as if each of my cells are begging me to get back in bed. If I take too much Ambien, it’s like I never woke up at all: I float around half-sentient, reanimating just in time for dinner.

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