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Nightmare Sleep Aid
Melatonin
by 420HappyHippy
Citation:   420HappyHippy. "Nightmare Sleep Aid: An Experience with Melatonin (exp86363)". Erowid.org. Jun 11, 2020. erowid.org/exp/86363

 
DOSE:
10 mg oral Melatonin (daily)

BODY WEIGHT: 180 lb


I have always had problems falling asleep. So when I could, I would use ether Nyquil and/or Marijuana. Recently I have been reading about a drug called Melatonin. It's a sleeping aid that is known to induce lucid dreaming. So likewise, I went out and got a bottle. This is my story about how it negatively effected me.

I would take two, and like magic I would feel like I was 'artifically past my bed time' and so I would happily drift off to sleep. Sometimes I would dream, sometimes I wouldn't.
Sometimes I would dream, sometimes I wouldn't.
Nothing to special if I do say so myself.

Anyway, time went on and, every night I would take 2, sleep, wake up, and live another day. Little did I know It had started fucking me. And strange things began to happen....

At first I felt nervous about the weirdest things. And I would change my mind constantly. This confused feeling developed into panic. And I began having anxiety attacks around my friends. I began to stay home all day because being alone felt better then coming in contact with any person. This evolved into depression, and for the first time in my life I had suicidal thoughts. I felt worthless and I didn't know why.

One day I was high, and I realized I had been taking Melatonin every night for over three months. That cant be healthy. I stopped immediately, and started feeling better the next day. Its been a week and I'm back to my old self. Happy as can be and full of energy!

Anyways, I'm writing this to tell everyone to use moderation. Not with drugs, but with everything. It's not always good to have too much of a good thing. Especially if that shit fucks you up and makes you go crazy.



Exp Year: 2010ExpID: 86363
Gender: Male 
Age at time of experience: 18 
Published: Jun 11, 2020Views: 1,228
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Melatonin (94) : Multi-Day Experience (13), Therapeutic Intent or Outcome (49), Health Problems (27), Alone (16)

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