Hooked On Melatonin

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Hooked On Melatonin

Post by ChicagoGranny » Sat Sep 17, 2022 4:22 pm

The sleep supplement doesn’t cause physical dependence, but falling asleep without it can be tricky for some people. Article: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/09/06/well ... dency.html

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Re: Hooked On Melatonin

Post by chunkyfrog » Sat Sep 17, 2022 5:14 pm

Paywall protected.
No, thank you.

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Re: Hooked On Melatonin

Post by raisedfist » Sun Sep 18, 2022 7:53 am

One time I took a tablet of 10mg melatonin, I woke up feeling so hungover that I had to call out of work that day. I've also tried 1mg, 3mg, and even 300mcg, none of them seem to do anything for me. Oh well

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Re: Hooked On Melatonin

Post by Midwest_non_sleeper » Sun Sep 18, 2022 8:10 pm

chunkyfrog wrote:
Sat Sep 17, 2022 5:14 pm
Paywall protected.
No, thank you.
*cough*

You know that there is a way around that, right?

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Re: Hooked On Melatonin

Post by babydinosnoreless » Sun Sep 18, 2022 9:13 pm

Midwest_non_sleeper wrote:
Sun Sep 18, 2022 8:10 pm
chunkyfrog wrote:
Sat Sep 17, 2022 5:14 pm
Paywall protected.
No, thank you.
*cough*

You know that there is a way around that, right?
Half the stuff I want to read is paywalled. Would sure like to know a work around.

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Re: Hooked On Melatonin

Post by lazarus » Mon Sep 19, 2022 8:05 am

A well-timed shift to airplane mode sometimes does the trick when using a phone. I mean, so I've heard.

Best paragraph from the article, in my opinion, as far as practicality and real-world application:

"You can swap melatonin for something else — a nightly cup of chamomile tea, for instance, or a warm bath before bed. Try something you can repeat night after night, making it part of your sleep hygiene practice."
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Re: Hooked On Melatonin

Post by stevenal » Mon Sep 19, 2022 1:02 pm

If using Safari, switch on reader view.
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Re: Hooked On Melatonin

Post by zonker » Mon Sep 19, 2022 3:24 pm

Midwest_non_sleeper wrote:
Sun Sep 18, 2022 8:10 pm
chunkyfrog wrote:
Sat Sep 17, 2022 5:14 pm
Paywall protected.
No, thank you.
*cough*

You know that there is a way around that, right?
i am for shocked! shocked that a fine upstanding member of law enforcement would even THINK of such a thing!
:lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Hooked On Melatonin

Post by lazarus » Mon Sep 19, 2022 4:31 pm

zonker wrote:
Mon Sep 19, 2022 3:24 pm
i am for shocked! shocked
Well, if you want to know all the online tricks, I think he's your guy. :D
Midwest_non_sleeper wrote:
Sun Sep 18, 2022 8:10 pm
*cough*
Welcome back!

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Re: Hooked On Melatonin

Post by McSleepy » Mon Sep 19, 2022 4:43 pm

It's not really a paywall; as far as I remember, NYT gives you a fixed number of "free page-views" and then it cuts your access. It seems to be just cookie-based, so clear your cookies, use "incognito mode", whatever works best for you. Some are IP-based, so if your provider uses dynamic IP address assignment, just try renewing your DHCP lease (usually through the gateway interface), if your provider allows it (they may have a persistent cache). There are many other mechanisms, just google it. There is no way around a true paywall (short of targeted hacking).

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Re: Hooked On Melatonin

Post by ChicagoGranny » Tue Sep 20, 2022 5:30 am

McSleepy wrote:
Mon Sep 19, 2022 4:43 pm
It's not really a paywall; as far as I remember, NYT gives you a fixed number of "free page-views" and then it cuts your access. It seems to be just cookie-based, so clear your cookies, use "incognito mode", whatever works best for you. Some are IP-based, so if your provider uses dynamic IP address assignment, just try renewing your DHCP lease (usually through the gateway interface), if your provider allows it (they may have a persistent cache). There are many other mechanisms, just google it. There is no way around a true paywall (short of targeted hacking).

McSleepy
IMO, the NYT's medical and science articles are of such poor quality that it is not worth going through all that rigmarole.

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Re: Hooked On Melatonin

Post by lazarus » Tue Sep 20, 2022 7:41 am

ChicagoGranny wrote:
Tue Sep 20, 2022 5:30 am
articles are of such poor quality
Oh how the gray lady has fallen, and she can't up.

Information wants to be free.

I think I heard Daniel, Julian, or Edward say that.

Or was it Donald?

Anyway.
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Re: Hooked On Melatonin

Post by palerider » Tue Sep 20, 2022 7:52 am

ChicagoGranny wrote:
Tue Sep 20, 2022 5:30 am
IMO, the NYT's medical and science articles are of such poor quality that it is not worth going through all that rigmarole.
Then why was it worth posting?

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Re: Hooked On Melatonin

Post by ChicagoGranny » Tue Sep 20, 2022 11:00 am

palerider wrote:
Tue Sep 20, 2022 7:52 am
Then why was it worth posting?
To get a rise out of you.

Mission accomplished.

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Re: Hooked On Melatonin

Post by lynninnj » Tue Sep 20, 2022 4:04 pm

ChicagoGranny wrote:
Tue Sep 20, 2022 5:30 am
McSleepy wrote:
Mon Sep 19, 2022 4:43 pm
It's not really a paywall; as far as I remember, NYT gives you a fixed number of "free page-views" and then it cuts your access. It seems to be just cookie-based, so clear your cookies, use "incognito mode", whatever works best for you. Some are IP-based, so if your provider uses dynamic IP address assignment, just try renewing your DHCP lease (usually through the gateway interface), if your provider allows it (they may have a persistent cache). There are many other mechanisms, just google it. There is no way around a true paywall (short of targeted hacking).

McSleepy
IMO, the NYT's medical and science articles are of such poor quality that it is not worth going through all that rigmarole.
Sadly, the NYT really gets around an a lot of people read this in the main stream and think that it’s helpful. Many of them like the ability to critically evaluate the veracity of some of the studies or whether or not the suggestions are worth it or not.

Pity really.

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