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StormsDontLastForever Tue 17-Nov-20 23:06:07

I am exhausted all day long, but come night time I can't sleep, legs feel restless at night & no matter what I do I just can't get comfy. Then when I do fall asleep I wake up at least 10 times a night, sometimes waking in a panic, sometimes just so uncomfortable. Have tried sleep hypnosis videos, lavender spray on pillow etc. It's driving me mad 🙃

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FortunesFave Wed 18-Nov-20 03:29:44

Do you drink caffeine? Eat after 6.00pm?

lifestooshort123 Wed 18-Nov-20 06:31:27

Try to break the cycle with an antihistamine - 10g of phenergan is good. If you're uncomfortable would a mild pain killer help? A good night's sleep is so important mentally and physically that the odd tablet once a week won't hurt.

StormsDontLastForever Wed 18-Nov-20 22:01:26

@FortunesFave yes I drink caffeine and eat my last meal around 6pm.

@lifestooshort123 thank you I will give it a go.

Literally at the end of my tether, constantly exhausted and drained. Have started stress eating when I wake during the night and throughout the day as I am so exhausted and have 10000 things going on in my head, I know it's stress eating cause it happens when I'm stressed and tired.

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StartingGrid Wed 18-Nov-20 22:12:23

Antihistamines will make the restless legs worse. Magnesium (better you spray is good) and Vitamin D in reasonable doses should help.

FortunesFave Wed 18-Nov-20 22:23:26

You need to stop the husband is so sensitive to both coffee and alcohol that he's had to entirely give them both up. Now he sleeps though.

Guineapigbridge Thu 19-Nov-20 03:02:45

Stop ALL coffee after midday. Just stop it. Have one or two in the morning adn that's it.

Then, cherry juice or a warm milk at night before bed. Magnesium tablets can help too.

Aquamarine1029 Thu 19-Nov-20 03:49:04


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