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Insomnia ..... stage 4

HI Folks ,
after trying Herbal Remedies , Melatonin , Diet and Zolpidem sleeping tablets plus attending NHS Sleep Clinic I have actually made some progress with my Insomnia . Basically my C. is Stage 4 and spread in 2015 to my Lymph nodes in Groin and Chest . In March 2015 I started on Bicultamide 150mg Hormone Treatment and Radiotherapy. In April I had my first subcuteneous Zoladex pellet for slow release over 3 months . Prior to this my sleep , apart from Bladder waking was deep and normal. No sooner than I had the Zoladex Injection , after 48hrs my Insomnia was full blown . I came off all therapies and treatments in Mid 2016 to try and establish a base line. At this point I was going nuts . Gradually my sleep improved and I was getting anywhere from 3 to 5 hours but it was very sporadic and not my natural sleep pattern . Still better than Insomnia . Then I had huge pain in my Lumbar region in Jan 2017 . The C. had spread to my spine . Predominately L3 to L5 but all up my spine. Back on Bicultamide 150mg and in April 2017 back on Zoladex. Insomnia straight back to square 1 and not only that the Menopausal symptoms of Hot Flushes , running constantly too hot , Very Low Drive ( Hormone treatment is to reduce testosterone to zero ) . I know without a shadow of a doubt , my Insomnia is not due to stress , My Mind or habits ... although all can play a part. It is because of the Zoladex and when I lie down I cannot get into sleep , even with sleeping tablets Zolpidem 10mg as my head goes through constant heat cycles . I run down to exhaustion and then I can only nap for a max of 2hour cycles . I went back to my Onco and I have gone back to Bicultamide for the C. but I am left with the Intractable Insomnia. I am currently seeing my Ayurvedic Lady who helped me so much in 2016 . We are looking at the Hormonal perspective , Zoladex side effects etc . I am also seeing an Acupuncture lady at my local C. support centre , still applying Sleep Hygiene ( 6am to 10pm ) , herbal support , melatonin , diet etc

any help would be greatly appreciated as Insomnia and Fatigue are my greatest impacts

Thank you Kevin - B'ham UK
  Remedy4KCG on 2018-09-08
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Nux Vom 200
15 drops in a cup containing an ounce of water, sip one third of it, 15 minutes later sip the next third of it, and 15 minutes later take the last third of it.HALF AN HR BEFORE DINNER.

anuj srivastava 3 years ago
Hi Anuj ,
many thanks for replying . I have Nux , as trying everything I can think of , over several months , I have a fair few remedies . Ok I'll follow your instructions and give you some feedback after four days .
Thank you Kevin
Remedy4KCG 3 years ago

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