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Sat Jun 19, 2021, 07:12 PM

7. A lot of studies have shown that the problem is really sleep deprivati0n

and that even if you have no memory of waking up, you do. Irritability and mood swings have the same source.

Since men don't get it, medical science still isn't sure what causes this, along with the hot flashes that usually accompany it.

My cocktail was Benadryl and melatonin. The Benadryl got me to sleep and the melatonin kept me that way. Both are OTC. Neither is habit forming. Just avoid alcohol in the evening, it doesn't help deep, restorative sleep and doesn't get along with Benadryl.

As for the dumb cooking mistakes, they can happen to anyone. They just throw you for a loop when you're sleep deprived. Otherwise, you'd just turn the air blue, correct it, and move on.

If OTC stuff doesn't work, contact your doctor. There is help out there and you can survive this.



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