DOES ANY SLEEP A LOT LIKE 14 HOURS

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Re: Does anyone sleep a lot - 14 hrs

Post by Tom fod » Fri Apr 01, 2016 11:08 pm

@Xena's Mum
Is there anyone who can ask to help lighten your load? You may also benefit from consulting your GP.

I believe that because we seem to have to expend extra effort focusing on all our daily tasks and responsibilities (and worrying about them) that in itself is tiring. Equally insomnia can also be an issue as it is difficult to switch off and sleep if ones brain is whirring away.
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Re: DOES ANY SLEEP A LOT LIKE 14 HOURS

Post by Xenas-mum » Fri Apr 01, 2016 11:40 pm

Thanks Tom for the support but when I call my doctors they know my voice as if it isn't me calling about me I have the girls to call about too. The worry/stress aspect is very true though.

I was wondering I am 47 and started going through the menopause at 40 if this could impact in any way?
But it is only the last 2 years that my husband and I have noticed a drastic change.

Anyone else?

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Re: DOES ANY SLEEP A LOT LIKE 14 HOURS

Post by Tom fod » Sat Apr 02, 2016 12:44 am

I can understand your reluctance to bother your GP again However it's his/her job and they should have a far broader knowledge of all things medical/physiological.

Will leave to other ladies to respond re the menopause and will play my 'I'm a man how would I know!' card 8-)
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Re: DOES ANY SLEEP A LOT LIKE 14 HOURS

Post by Xenas-mum » Sat Apr 02, 2016 12:51 am

Thanks Tom x

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Re: DOES ANY SLEEP A LOT LIKE 14 HOURS

Post by morgank82 » Thu Apr 28, 2016 7:22 pm

I'm having issues of sleeping, going on years now. Went to specialist and they prescribed me all kinds of meds after I finally reached out for help, my biggest fear actually cuz they don't work and my short term memory is kinda getting messed; and my specialist only can see me once few month or so it's been and if only for 15 20 min sesh, not enough to get my thoughts out or explain correctly what's going in with me and my body. So I just go with the flow...

The other day I reached the 5 am mark and finally went to bed and woke up at 10 other times I wake up much later and seem to go to bed at 3 or 4 and sleep all day or at least to 2 pm or 3. So I'm all over the place , although there is times i do suceed in a pattern but i cant matain it.same thing it's hard for me to get out of bed; my dog pushes me to wake up :/ I don't like that feeling. During me sleeping I think I grind my teeth.

Anyhow I got a hold of a new gp I'm gonna go see next week. Please lord lol make him kinda understand what dyspraxia is, cuz I'm literally scared going to specialists around this area cuz they don't know, and I'm slowly going to shut down and not reach out anymore.

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Re: DOES ANY SLEEP A LOT LIKE 14 HOURS

Post by darkneo » Fri Aug 25, 2017 6:55 am

Hi,

Yes I love my sleep and I can sleep for 9-12 or longer ! My wife says I should be a cat.. lol.

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Re: DOES ANY SLEEP A LOT LIKE 14 HOURS

Post by George H » Sat Jun 02, 2018 12:56 am

It's nearly 2.00 am and I am wide awake - yesterday, I got to bed at 4.00 am and it wasn't till early afternoon when I got up.

There are times when I am wide awake when everyone else is asleep and vice versa. I think that as I live on my own, the fact of worrying about every day things - what has gone wrong and needs attending to, and so on, which makes want to stay in bed.

I am unable to work due to personal reasons, and so since I have lived on my own, I go to bed when I am tired rather than at a set time. Having a partner would probably allow me to reform myself and get myself into a regular healthy routine, but I think that it is a long way off for that to happen at the moment.

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Re: DOES ANY SLEEP A LOT LIKE 14 HOURS

Post by Tom fod » Sat Jun 02, 2018 7:51 pm

Hi George

I agree. I think it's all easy to get into this sort of trap and it was about 0250 last night before I went to bed this morning. I tend to find I'm rarely asleep before 0100 and usually try to get up dressed and out before 8 as I'm fortunate to have work. I do find if there is stuff in my head worrying me then my mind is racing and I'm unable to sleep so will often read before I go to sleep.

I do feel it would be worth trying to change your routine and finding some way to put your mind and worries into sleep mode so you can actually get the restful sleep you need at a fitting time.

I must confess I'm a 'terrible malingerer' (my words in jest at myself) and if I don't have work or anywhere I need to be I can easily stay in bed till gone 11 or later, before I get up and out and start doing the things I ought to be doing.

I also feel it's something to try to tackle now as it could be a barrier to and/or be a potential source of friction between you and a future partner but I can see your point about how aligning your day with someone elses could help too.
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