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Middle of the night waking
#11
I have been getting up, and I do some stretching and sit in the lazy-boy. Sometimes I fall asleep there, sometimes I go back to bed. If I didn't have to get up for work at 5:30 am, I would probably get back to sleep most nights, but 3:30 am is sometimes too close to my wakeup time. I am seeing my doc this coming week, so I guess I can ask her about it, but I am hoping my sleep will improve on its own, now that my work situation is less stressful.

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(02-08-2015, 01:14 PM)DariaVader Wrote: I second what RT said. If I wake and can't get back to sleep right away, i get up and read forums or some other non-exciting stuffs. Wink I also drink warm chamomile. After I begin to feel drowsy, I go back to bed. I think it is a matter of clean sleep hygiene to get up rather than lay there awake. Smile

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#12
I haven't been able to sleep more than 5 hours at a time for years. I usually wake up after about 3-3.5 hours of sleep. Prior to starting CPAP 6 weeks ago, I would struggle to get back to sleep, often never getting back to sleep. My sleep patterns haven't changed all that much since I started my therapy, however more often than not, I've found that I have been able to get back to sleep within 15 minutes, which is encouraging. However, lately my insomnia has returned in some ways, in that occasionally I will have trouble getting back to sleep.

I'm not happy with my AHI level, it's averaging a little over 6.0 since I started and I think an increase in pressure is inevitable. Maybe that will help break the pattern and allow me to stay asleep longer.
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#13
Well, I slept an extra hour last night (or maybe a bit more), so I got close to 8 hour sleep! I certainly feel more rested. Thanks for all your advice. Thanks
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#14
Good job March.... Keep up the good zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz's.
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I will do my best! I still feel somewhat tired today, but then it's cloudy and minus 15 Celsius out, so that doesn't help. The temperature has not gone above minus 5 in several weeks....
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#16
3+3 sometimes = 8
I often awaken in the middle of the night and get back to sleep quickly and feel better than I do sometimes when I get 7-8 hours of seemingly uninterrupted sleep. My sleep is often unpredictable. Sometimes I feel great even when I don't think I slept very well, and the opposite is also true. I wish I could find the secret ingredient for consistently sound sleep that results in feeling great the following day. CPAP improves the situation but doesn't solve it.
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#17
I know what you mean!
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