Do you wake up in the middle of the night and lay there and think?

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Hi everyone,

so lately I have found myself falling asleep, which is not too hard, but then a few hours later I wake up (usually to go to the bathroom) and then when I lay back down, despite being super tired still, I have difficulty falling back asleep.

It is then where I start to think and think about all the things that make me feel depressed or stressed out and I will start to sweat and this prolongs me ever being able to fall back asleep. The other night I could not fall back asleep at all and laid there in bed from 2 am to 5 am! Then I was exhausted the rest of the day.

Anyone else have this issue or experienced it? 

Beginning of the discussion - 8/14/19

Do you wake up in the middle of the night and lay there and think?


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Yea. My mind tends to run so fast once I decide to lay my head on the pillow... it is like my mind suddenly remembers everything it must take care of in the day and do. I even sometimes get up in the middle of the night and write things down so I do not forget the next day or put things in my phone as reminders because for some reason I remember it when I am laying down. Sometimes I become so worked up over this I begin to sweat just thinking about it all.

Do you wake up in the middle of the night and lay there and think?


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@depressedme  no you're not alone. Even though I work 2 jobs when ever I get the chance to fall asleep 2 or 3 hrs later I'm up. Tired but my mind gets to wondering. πŸ˜”πŸ˜”πŸ˜”

Do you wake up in the middle of the night and lay there and think?


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Yes all the time.

Do you wake up in the middle of the night and lay there and think?


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this happens to me when i am most stressed. Like if work is hectic, if I got worrisome test results or waiting for results , my joints are really unbearably achy etc. i take like 10-20mg of melatonin which usually keeps me sleeping through the night. i also watch my liquid intake 2 hours before bed, I don't drink anything so that i don't have to wake up in the middle of the night. this has helped but on some days it still happens. 

Do you wake up in the middle of the night and lay there and think?


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i foudn that after a while melatonin didn't work for me so i started to take valerian root and so far that has done the trick for me. just a tip for anyone who doesn't feel like melatonin works or stopped working on them we need our rest 

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i@depressedme yes you're not alone in this, it is almost a miracle if i cam get 5 straight hours of sleep a night, or 5 hours period! i struggle a lot at work to stay awake and it is really worrying me because i do not want to mess up at work and lose my job but of course that worrying only makes sleeping that much more difficult! it's exhausting!!!!!!

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