23 Sep 22:07
A fellow commuter told me tonight that his skin flares if he doesn't get enough sleep. Think I might be the same.
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23 Sep 22:12
May be you have to try and go to bed early for a rest,give the body a chance to recover from the rigours of the day.
24 Sep 01:31
This is perhaps linked in with the whole insomnia issue I've read here. I never thought there was a link to psoriasis and insomnia until I began reading here. I had been blaming my insomnia on other things.
24 Sep 07:02
Hi Michael going to bed early doesn't work for me. I still wake up 4-5 hours later no matter what time it is.
24 Sep 07:03
That's a good point Niamh.
24 Sep 08:52
hello kim, lack of sleep isnt good for anyone, makes one irritible and if you have p dosnt help :(, hope you do find ways to get more sleep,i can survive on 6 hours sleep a night no problem,less than that i feel tired still and can get headaches,hope things will improve for you kim
24 Sep 18:07
Thanks John but it is a way of life for me and has been for many years. A lot is to do with age. We sleep less and less as we get older. What I wouldn't give to go to bed at 10 and wake at 7!! Oh sounds wonderful!
25 Sep 14:34
I've found that it's not so much a case of getting enough sleep than getting good quality sleep. We all differ in the amount of sleep we need but one needs to establish a regular sleep pattern, one where you are able to sleep through. So whether it's 6 or 8 hours that you need, if you can sleep through the full time you need, you end up being more rested, less stressed and possibly have less flareups etc.
25 Sep 15:13
I agree Harold. I wear a Fitbit which monitors sleep levels. Most nights I only get between 40 mins and an hour deep sleep, couple of R.E.M. and the rest is light sleep. I never wake up feeling like I have slept. I have intense dreams most nights and I wake constantly.
25 Sep 15:23
I have never had trouble with sleeping and the p remains. In fact tv watches me sleep most times.
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