serious question about drinking alcohol and sleeping - help

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  1. Yomama

    Yomama Well-Known Member

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    Hey salooners - I have a question:

    I have trouble sleeping through the night. I fall asleep easily, but wake up around 2 am and I'm up until about 5. Nothing I do helps me go back to sleep, it's awful when the alarm goes off at 7. I wake up exhausted. This has been going on for about a year now.

    I don't drink a lot, 1-2 glasses of wine with dinner, or 1 martinini or margarita if I go out.
    The past week I had a cold and so did not drink at all - first time in a long time I slept through the night.
    Last night I drank 1 martini with dinner and again up at 2 - my mind racing - can't stop thinking about my worries (hate the 2 am panic !).

    Does this happen to any of you ?
    Dear god - please don't tell me I'm going to have to choose between sleep and booze
     
  2. F Vick

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    I read somewhere that alcohol helps you get to sleep, but not the deep sleep we need to feel rested. Maybe drink earlier in the day?
     
  3. landfill

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    Therapy or THC.
     
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    Cut out the booze and take a natural sleeping aide.
     
  5. chuk

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    Work out before you go to sleep.
     
  6. Joe Bauers

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    When I drink, I initially fall asleep, And wake up A few hours later. When I don't drink ,I sleep like a baby
     
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    Yes, even a little bit of alcohol can disrupt sleeping patterns.
    It can also fuck with your nervous system once it leaves the body causing anxiety.
     
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    F Vick Stuck up cunt Banned User

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    This! If you can, swim. Always Knocks me out later.
     
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    Running has drastically improved my life. Its worth a try.
     
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    ...drop the booze youll sleep better and have more money.
     
  11. chuk

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    Also, if you don't want to work out, you can have sex instead. If you don't have a partner, get yourself a dildo.
     
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    Try not to drink while asleep. You tend to spill it all over the bed.
     
  13. Yomama

    Yomama Well-Known Member

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    Thanks guys - I think you're all correct.
    I'm going to try not to drink for a couple if nights & also go for a long walk before bed. See how that works.

    Maybe ill just drink on weekends
    Ugh
     
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    listen to a show on 100 or 101
     
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    Do what I do, nigga: mix your alcohol with melatonin. I sleep like the dead every night.
     
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    You're gonna lose that SFRT show for good if you keep up the shit-talking, Mutt.
     
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    Pot is natural!
     
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    Yup, back when I drank I would wake up at 3 am'ish all the time. Stop the drinking and watch the sleep increase. Smoke a joint and really sleep. Alcohol is a depressant. Once it's effects wear off, your body comes out of the anesthetized sleep just as a Pt does after surgery. Since you have slept some you can't fall back even though it was not a real sleep, but an anesthetized one.
     
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    i have a similar problem yomama- whenever i drink over 2 beers or whatever i have absolutely no problems falling asleep. but then around 3 or 4 i wake up and cannot get back to sleep. it's very frustrating. i end up looking at the clock a million times before it's time to get up in the morning. then my tiredness hits me later on in the day. unfortunately i have found there really isn't another solution other than to stop several hours before bedtime or stop drinking altogether
     
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    That always wakes me up