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Re: Modafinil annabamma

Posted by Tony P on August 3, 2008, at 0:29:33

In reply to Re: Modafinil, posted by annabamma on July 31, 2008, at 15:47:37

> Hi Tony- I have been using the CPAP machine for sleep apnea for about 6 months now- it takes some getting used to ,but they're really not that bad!There's different styles of CPAPs-and it's SO worth it to get some good quality sleep! My husband and I both use one (romantic-for sure) Now if I could adjust this modafinil to a happy medium-somewhere between asleep and wired!I am slowly working my way up to 200 mgs.-so far above 100 makes my HR high.I'm still waiting for the 'mood brightner' part...Good luck!

Thanks for sharing your experience.

I've found I do develop some tolerance for Adrafinil & probably Modafinil, so hang in there. I find the direct mood-brightening effect to be relatively small; what it does is encourage me to be more active whicle awake, and _that_ has a profound effect on my mood.


Re the jitteriness: If you haven't tried it already, ask your Dr. about Inderal (propanolol). It's a heart med that slows racing heartbeat and helps with some other physical symptoms of nervousness, such as tremor. It's often prescribed for performance anxiety. I've found it very helpful recently; my BP used to run about 145/90 and my pulse was often as high as 90; now I'm down to 120/75 and pulse around 72 - not bad for an overweight, sedentary depressive!

Good Luck,

Tony


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