Do you have any recommendations for people who have sleep apnea.
I think that this is a great article but to accomodate the audience they are speaking in generalities. If you are really interested in having more restful sleep, I think it is best to consult a professional.
Very interesting! I find it so hard to believe that waking up earlier than 6 am would make me feel less tired. I usually fall asleep between 10 and 11. I wake up between 7 and 8 and I am always tired in the morning and at night. I seem to be most awake in the middle of the day. Also find it strange that I am too exhausted for sleep-I feel so energized-is that just the adrenaline pumping?!
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I've struggled my whole life trying to get to bed early and wake up early.... and I just can't do it! I'm up until after midnight, and never once wake up until 9am at the earliest. Perhaps I'm not focused enough to have a strict bedtime schedule and incorporate these techniques, but it doesn't seem to make a difference.... always tired. :-(
My husband has been suffering from insomnia due to working midnights. He has also suffered from severe allergic reations. We thought his swelling and racing heart was from the reations. Thank you for this article.
a consistent time to bed and 8hrs of sleep for me are impossible. On work days I have to arise at 3am and I don't get home 'till 7pm. after a bath, making my supper and my lunch for the next day I have about 30 minutes to one hr for email and then I have to take Ambien to get to sleep by about 9-9:30. I only work 4 days like this then I'm off for 4. To have any life at all I usually can't get to be before 11 and I can't see anyway out of this. My insomnia is severe and I'm exhausted from it.
This is tough for a professional musician. Our concerts are at night and afterward it takes time to wind down. Any thoughts?
Waking up before 6am makes sense. I'm always wake up around 5:30am and I try to go back to sleep, but if I do I wake up more exhausted then if I'd stay awake.
This makes so much sense. When my daughter was a baby, if I didn't get her to sleep (or back to sleep) before 10 pm, she'd get hyper and it would take 2 hours to get her to sleep. It was always a race against the clock.