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- February 14, 2011 at 3:26 pm #8382
Hi: This may be my first post. Correct me if I've placed it in the wrong place. I sleep for 3 hrs then wake up to go to the bathroom, then can't get back to sleep. So I take 1 zolpedem to get to sleep, then another (or 2 xanax) to get back to sleep. Also there is sometimes a little bladder burning. Does anyone know anything I can do to mitigate the middle of the night peeing or the burning? tks, maxsarvFebruary 14, 2011 at 8:45 pm #12115
Martin Reed★ Admin
You chose the right place to post – so don't worry about that!
Getting up during the night to pee sometimes affects me, too. Normally I am OK getting back to sleep but if something is on my mind my brain will go into overdrive again and I'll struggle to get back to sleep. I find that if I drink anything within about 3 hours of going to bed, I'll be up during the night. Therefore, I avoid all liquids for quite a while before I hit the sack.
As for the bladder burning; you should probably speak with your doctor about that.February 19, 2011 at 9:58 pm #12116
Baron✘ Not a client
i agree you should speak to your doctor about the bladder burning. you also sound like you might be suffering from adrenal fatigue. that can cause poor sleeping patterns and frequent urination. however, the best thing would really be to get a clinical diagnosis by a doctor. i wouldn't want to speculate.February 19, 2011 at 10:02 pm #12117'Baron' wrote on '19:
i agree you should speak to your doctor about the bladder burning. you also sound like you might be suffering from adrenal fatigue. that can cause poor sleeping patterns and frequent urination. however, the best thing would really be to get a clinical diagnosis by a doctor. i wouldn't want to speculate.
Very helpful comments – thanks. I hadn't made the connection to adrenals. MaxsarvFebruary 19, 2011 at 10:03 pm #12118
Thanks very helpful. Hadn't made the connection to adrenals. maxsarvFebruary 21, 2011 at 7:27 pm #12119
Martin Reed★ Admin
Good luck, keep in touch and let us know how you get on.February 27, 2011 at 1:56 pm #12120
Elfin✘ Not a client
Just read this, I also have to go several times a night but I put this down to the fact that I am still feeding my son and I still need a drink at night. But I find it hard to get back to sleep afterwards especially if I have been in a really deep sleep.