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How to sleep well

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xEllaHope

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I have suffered GAD and other disorders for almost 5 years without noticing it. For over a month now it's getting worse than ever. I kept worrying about something in my ear (cause i had experienced before and i kept hearing noises in my ear) which make my sleeping's even worse. I usually lie in bed for 2 or 3 hours trying to sleep. When i fall asleep, i just kept waking up several times with worry and my heart beating fast, sometimes i wake up because of twitching . I also feel cold and body start shivering though my room's not too cool. So i want to know if anyone has any symtoms like me and how to sleep well.
 
The Owl

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It could be night terrors, ? Do you suddenly waken gosh there are many things that ring loud alarm bells, go to G.P.

you might need to sleep overnight in a hospital or wear some type of recording instrument overnight to get to the answer. Are you alone at night? A partner can pick up on things.

If you wake with a shudder it might be sleep apnea.... Hmmm. I'm guessing. Get it checked out.

Right temp for a bedroom is 17c hot days mean most people have trouble sleeping. Warm milk can help you sleep. So can cheese. (Ignore the myths of it causing nightmares, it doesn't) Sleep matters. Let us know how you get on.

Best Wishes.
 
Drooo

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Hi and welcome.

I made a post here regarding sleep and helping our body clocks The Importance of Sleep: helping your body to help you.

It's more so aimed at combating depression but can be useful for any type of sleep problem really. The core of it is that our bodies react to our environment by producing hormones that then effect our bodies in other ways. So many of us do things that work directly against what our bodies want, addressing this problem is key to getting better sleep.

There are other elements to this, of course, to combat the overthinking brain, but if you start with getting a sleeping pattern established and go from there that will help a lot.
 
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