I have been severely sleep deficient lately and I keep wondering how much longer I can go before I crack up. I have had sleep disorders for years but over the past several months the hours of sleep I get have become fewer and … [Read more...] about Lack of Sleep = Insanity. I’m Almost There.
Sleep researchers at three universities conclude that measurement of time in stage 2 sleep may be predictive of pain level in Fibromyalgia. We knew sleep disorders were a huge part of Fibromyalgia and now research has … [Read more...] about Less Stage 2 Sleep Found in Fibromyalgia Patients/Correlates With Pain
I give in now. It's time to see the doctor again. My sleeping issues have continued to get worse and I am almost at my wits end. I have had sleep disturbances for years but they have slowly continued to get worse. I am on … [Read more...] about It’s Time To Call the Doctor – Sleep Issues Really Bad
Are you a Sleep Savvy Sage, a So-So Sleeper or a Sleep Zombie? This week is National Sleep Awareness Week and you can take the NSF Great American Sleep Challenge to find out!The Great American Sleep Challenge is an online … [Read more...] about National Sleep Awareness Week: What You Should Know
I actually created this post on Sunday morning at about 5:00 a.m. I have been awake all night and haven't slept a wink. I had to get out of bed because I couldn't lay any longer. I am so exhausted but I just can't sleep. … [Read more...] about Mr. Sandman…I Need You!
Source: CFIDS.org A study that was published in Autonomic Neuroscience has found that an increased heart rate variability in CFS patients was also present during sleep, suggesting an ongoing state of sympathetic autonomic … [Read more...] about CFS Heart Rate Dysfunction Persists In Sleep
I went from sleeping twelve hours a night for a few days to sleeping about three hours last night. I guess my body is caught up now! It is either all or nothing with me and I guess that is how it is for most of this with this … [Read more...] about From All Sleep – Back To No Sleep!
This weekend was pretty rough for me. I am in the midst of a CFS flare that has left me sleeping 12 hours at a time. I completely missed getting up for church this morning, as I awoke at 7:00 a.m. when my husband and son left … [Read more...] about Sleeping Beauty
Today I am having a down day. I had trouble sleeping last night due to my restless legs acting up. The last time I remember looking at the clock it was after 1:00 a.m. I woke up again around 5:30 a.m. so I had about four … [Read more...] about Does Anyone Remember What Normal Feels Like?
A recent study in the American Journal of Medicine, that was conducted by Dr. Elke Van Hoof, compiled information from a large sleep study base of ME/CFS patients. They were looking for a common theme and relationship to … [Read more...] about Sleep Study Conducted for ME/CFS Patients