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Old 17-12-2014, 08:38   #16
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Re: carbon monoxide as a sleep aid?

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Even if you don't expose yourself to enough CO to kill you in one sitting, the effects can accumulate and seriously affect your health!

"Carbon monoxide poisoning can occur suddenly or over a long period of time. Breathing low levels of carbon monoxide over a long period can cause severe heart problems and brain damage."

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If not dead you will be brain dead in short order.

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Old 17-12-2014, 09:09   #17
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Re: carbon monoxide as a sleep aid?

CO....cheaper than (street) drugs.....just as permanent.

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Re: carbon monoxide as a sleep aid?

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If not dead you will be brain dead in short order.
Given the post, might be brain dead already.
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Re: carbon monoxide as a sleep aid?

I think the OP is deadpanning...or is now dead.
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Re: carbon monoxide as a sleep aid?

Not sure what Ambien is - a "Big Pharma" sleep or depression aid? From long ago aerospace physiology class braincells, I recall that the iron in our blood has a greater affinity for CO than for O2. That means, given the choice between the two, CO wins; the body loses. Time to get better exercise? I slept poorly for 20 years. Now, when I do get good exercise, I sleep fairly sound. Food? More veggies and a walk after dinner has helped. Stress? - please reach out to someone if hurt or pain (physical or emotional) is keeping you up. We are all a mess, in need of healing, including those who don't believe they are. Many folks in the forum mention talking to a doctor; maybe so, but too many docs just give you a pill nowadays. What about healing? Follow your heart, please. But, please do not use the CO method - it is only a method to die. There are those who love you and need your love, including the knowitall sailors in the forum.

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Who's going to inherit that T30, and what do you think they'll sell it for?
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Re: carbon monoxide as a sleep aid?

I think the thread has gone about as far as it can, with the majority of the CF membership voting in favour of the OP ceasing the practice immediately.

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