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Old 05-23-2018, 00:02   #41
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I've never heard of Tension Tamer. Like you, I fall asleep easily and quickly. However, I have trouble staying asleep. Thanks, I may have to try this!
I have mine a couple of hours before bed, so I am quite ready for bed when I go in. I have been habitually reading before falling asleep and I find that on the nights I don't, I do sleep much better. I've stopped checking email and my forums before bed, too. I'm a TV fan, so I'm usually Netflixin' for a few hours, and then a hot shower followed by bed. Stay away from screens at bedtime. I use my phone to keep tabs on my sleep + Apple Watch, and those screens too, may actually be disruptive to sleep. I'll be disappointed if so, its an expensive mistake. May have to revert to a basic fitbit.

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I have mine a couple of hours before bed, so I am quite ready for bed when I go in. I have been habitually reading before falling asleep and I find that on the nights I don't, I do sleep much better. I've stopped checking email and my forums before bed, too. I'm a TV fan, so I'm usually Netflixin' for a few hours, and then a hot shower followed by bed. Stay away from screens at bedtime. I use my phone to keep tabs on my sleep + Apple Watch, and those screens too, may actually be disruptive to sleep. I'll be disappointed if so, its an expensive mistake. May have to revert to a basic fitbit.
I found the Tension Tamer at Kroger.
You're so right about the screens. I have a fitbit that tracks sleep--I don't get enough. The fitbit doesn't seem to be disruptive. That would be awful!

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After all my protestations, I had a crap night last night and could not work it out until I remembered that although I had prepped my TT tea... I forgot to have it. So at 2am there I was, reheating it in the microwave oven and taking 2 panadol osteo which I had also forgotten to have at dinner time. Such a dope I am.

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I've always had a standard mattress, but Macys had a really good sale on memory foam mattresses last year, so I bought one. It's helped my back a great deal, but not my sleep.

I've bought new pillows and thats no help either.

I sometimes end up falling asleep on the weekends, but I wake up sick and nauseous as I always do after a nap. Otherwise, I cant take naps because Im at work.

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sleep apnea is potentially good news because it is treatable with a machine. unfortunately, almost 80% people are not compliants with therapy within 6 months of treatment. the comfort of the mask is not good.

i've been 100% compliant for 18 years. it is un comfortable but if I don't use it I stop breathing 120 times per hour which is pretty severe so I use it even though it is uncomfortable
im curious if you have tested it regularly to see if there is any improvement as your diabetes gets better under control
i got sleep apnea, then I got diabeties. Most respiratory therapists are pretty comfortable saying that you will get diabetes if you have sleep apnea. the rate is somewhere around 60%

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i got sleep apnea, then I got diabeties. Most respiratory therapists are pretty comfortable saying that you will get diabetes if you have sleep apnea. the rate is somewhere around 60%

REALLY?????

I've NEVER heard of that. I will have to check that out. I wonder why that is.

Everybody in my family has some form of sleep apnea, and it just gets worse the older you get.

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I stopped when I got to Idiopathic, which loosely means, they don't know what is causing it. Ah yes, they don't know, so they give it a nomenclature, that you have to look up.

I am having a lot of mixed feelings right now: on one hand, doctors tend to be consummate professionals; but on the other hand, they tend to hide their nescience [ignorance], by an assumed air of knowing. UM, nope, I ain't buying it.

And fatigue is so prevalent in people, that it is blown off. OK, I can live with that; but I think that doctors are knocked down a peg or two, by the inability to solve fatigue issues.


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i got sleep apnea, then I got diabeties. Most respiratory therapists are pretty comfortable saying that you will get diabetes if you have sleep apnea. the rate is somewhere around 60%
I hope this is not true...

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I stopped when I got to Idiopathic, which loosely means, they don't know what is causing it. Ah yes, they don't know, so they give it a nomenclature, that you have to look up.

I am having a lot of mixed feelings right now: on one hand, doctors tend to be consummate professionals; but on the other hand, they tend to hide their nescience [ignorance], by an assumed air of knowing. UM, nope, I ain't buying it.

And fatigue is so prevalent in people, that it is blown off. OK, I can live with that; but I think that doctors are knocked down a peg or two, by the inability to solve fatigue issues.

Maybe the Dr.s are just too tired to concentrate.


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I'm still tired and drained all the time. Have been now for going on 2-3 years. I don't know whats causing it, and the Dr.s don't seem to be interested. So, not much I can do about it if the Dr.s aren't interested.

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