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SLIMMERKIWI SparkPoints: (219,628)
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11/7/13 9:49 P

I wonder if this is a form of "sleep walking disorder?" I also wonder if, when you are next with your Dr, that you discuss this and the possibility of a sleep study, and also a check for Diabetes etc. to rule them out.

Kris

DIETITIANBECKY Posts: 28,024
11/7/13 7:18 P

I am glad you have been in contact with your doctor about this, since increased thirst, night time thirst can be a sign of diabetes.

I too would be concerned about the quality of your sleep; are you getting into the restful deep REM sleep cycle. Inadequate sleep is now showing to be a major risk factor for heart disease, obesity, etc.

Becky
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KKKAREN Posts: 12,732
11/7/13 5:37 P

I drink a lot of water during the night too. The meds I am on make me thirsty. Unfortunately with all the water I drink I visit the bathroom a lot too! None of this is good for my sleep patterns but thankfully I am able to get back to sleep right away.

RKING10 Posts: 152
11/7/13 1:57 P

Those are some good questions-I drink a ton during the day-the docs assume that it's just side effects from some of my nightly meds giving me increased thirst.

CANDACEMM Posts: 1,218
11/7/13 1:47 P

I'd track it .... but why are you getting up at night to get water? Are you drinking enough water during the day?

BERRY4 SparkPoints: (232,275)
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11/7/13 12:19 P

Sure! Why not?
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... but I would wonder how getting up throughout the night affects your sleep quality?? That in itself could bring on other issues.
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RKING10 Posts: 152
11/7/13 10:35 A

Ok this may sound weird to you all-but throughout the night I get up constantly for water-I go through min 16 oz-32oz at night after I laid down...would you all track this on your tracker after you get up in the morning?

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