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paulfoel paulfoel

Sleep - tired and fall asleep early

Middle aged, overweight and snore A LOT (according to wife). She also says I stop breathing at times.

Most nights by 8/9pm when I sit down to watch TV I can hardly stay awake. I'm OK during the day mostly but sometimes need to have a nap in my car at lunchtime.

I used to be able to stay up late, function with not a lot of sleep but its getting bad as I get older.

Falling asleep takes second usually (Which I understand is not right).

 

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  • grayhelp grayhelp paulfoel

    Hi Paul,

    Really sorry to hear about your troubles.

    A few questions for you:

    1) Do you drink water within 2 hours of going to bed?

    2) Do you eat before going to bed?

    3) Are you getting exercise in during the day?

    4) How much caffeine do you consume?

    The answers to these questions might get to the core of your issue.

    I've recently written a book on the subject, which is on the Kindle Store. It's short, and I feel would help you identify the issue. I'd be happy to send you a free PDF in exchange for a review. 

    It's called "Sleep Help: Fall Asleep and Wake Up Feeling Refreshed" by Graydon Leigh

  • gridders 100 gridders 100 paulfoel

    Hi Paulfoel. You may have sleep apnoea. The snoring is a big indication. It's not just caused by being overweight and can have long term health effects. Losing weight will help but you may well need other help. I don't know where you live but you would benefit from a sleep clinic to study a nights sleep and see if you stop breathing. Don't be alarmed by this but Google sleep apnoea. Hope this helps

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