Category: Fred’s Sleep Experiments

Influence of Melatonin Intake

The two figures below show the influence of melatonin intake respectively on REM and deep sleep. The intake was with 3mg of Melatonin (timed released) always taken between 10 and 11 PM (according to a study conducted with patients with reduced REM sleep duration, this time window seems the best for influencing positively REM sleep…

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Fasting (голодание и REM фаза)

Since toxins/preservatives/additives seem to interfere with sleep by causing inflammations in the brain, I started to investigate on diets. During my research, I stumbled on benefits of fasting for detoxifying the body, and decided to conduct an experiment. Therefore, I fasted for six days in a row, I was only drinking water and herbal teas,…

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Xanax Intake

Since I also suspect that stress related problems might be at the source of my sleep issues, I wanted to conduct an experiment with an anxiolytic. Therefore, I took 0.5 mg of Xanaxfor 6 days in a row (either in 2 intakes of 0.25 mg in the morning and in the evening, or in a…

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Effect of Alcohol

The two figures below respectively give the effect of alcohol consumption on my deep sleep and REM sleep. The scale used is the following (and #data on the top of the bars gives the number of nights that have been collected for each of these sets): 0: 0 drink (within 6 hours before bedtime) 1:…

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Sleep Architecture and Habits Comparison

I compared my sleep data with another Zeo user, Eva, who seems to have a normal sleep architecture. The Fig. 1 simply shows our respective sleep architectures compared to the rest of the Zeo users (we have the same age, the comparison is quite fair then). If we both spend roughly the same total sleep…

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Fred’s Sleep Experiments

As far as I can remember, I have always had issues with daytime sleepiness. I maybe never took my symptoms very seriously because I always managed to cope anyhow, but on a daily basis I have always encountered concentration and memory problems, feeling of dizziness and (sometimes strong) brain fog and reduced cognitive performance, whatever…

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