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Why we wake up during the night

We wake up at night for many various reasons. Some of them are:

  1. Having a nightmare
  2. Distracting loud noises
  3. Sleep apnoea
  4. Nocturia (excessive nighttime urination).

However, it is important to let your practitioner know your sleeping habits so that they may analyse whether you have an underlying medical condition.

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  • Food and drinks that are bad for your sleep: Alcohol, caffeine, sugary-food (chocolate, gummy bears, etc.), spicy and acidic food (jalapeno poppers, spicy Cheetos etc.)
  • Pro-sleep food and drinks: Wholegrain cereal and milk, toast with peanut butter, nuts, seeds, and healthy fats.

Sleep deprivation is when one's body does not get the proper amount of sleep it should. Some effects of being sleep deprived: memory issues, the inability to think clearly, weakened immune system.

This is a common misconception.

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