Author: Sorting Last Post on Top Message:
SLIMMERKIWI SparkPoints: (145,075)
Fitness Minutes: (33,757)
Posts: 22,209
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: 26,885
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
your SP Registered Dietitain

KKKAREN SparkPoints: (219,751)
Fitness Minutes: (88,486)
Posts: 11,784
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: 1,213
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: (152,855)
Fitness Minutes: (89,018)
Posts: 7,495
11/7/13 12:19 P

Sure! Why not?
emoticon
... but I would wonder how getting up throughout the night affects your sleep quality?? That in itself could bring on other issues.
emoticon

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?

Page: 1 of (1)  




Other Diet and Nutrition Topics:

Topics: Last Post:
New 2/22/2014 12:08:52 PM
Homemade Dinners? 11/23/2013 12:44:03 AM
Need info to design own meal plan 11/23/2013 12:22:11 AM
On the go breakfasts 12/5/2013 11:12:09 PM
The Calorie Myth - Thoughts? 1/7/2014 8:00:42 PM

Diet Resources: coconut milk benefits | coconut milk diet | coconut milk electrolytes