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Hey everyone! 

Recently for the past month I have been having extreme trouble falling and staying asleep. It started off with falling asleep around 2am, but eventually worsened to me falling asleep around 4am. 

Now I did take a huge blow to my life as I lost my job/future career due to Covid. I do have another job interview coming up, but I was severely depressed for awhile. 

But back to the sleep issue...I feel as if my entire clock is off. I become exhausted around 4pm where I could probably fall asleep, but come 9pm I have a "second wind" and could stay up all night. Even as I'm writing this now, I managed to fall asleep by 1am, but am up at 6:30am with really bad anxious energy...Its starting to scare me now - thinking maybe my meds arent working, or something worse...

Any help or comfort would be amazing!

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This sounds like your cortisol is out of wack! Going through this myself. I’ve been having really bad morning anxiety; gets better as the day goes on but still there. I sleep lightly until about 1 or 2 and then wake up. If I get back to sleep I wake up in the morning wired and anxious. Doing cortisol testing tomorrow (spit into a tube 4x throughout the day to measure your levels)- my naturopath gave me the kit. We will see what it says. My psych NP also recommended Integrative Therapeutics Cortisol Manager. It’s ashwaganda with l-Theanine to help manage cortisol. I’m going  to try it after I do the testing tomorrow. Hope that might help you! 

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Your job loss could be the cause of all of your sleep issues as that event would be stressful to anyone. 

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Hello! 

I hope you are doing well now. 🙂

I had sleep issues for a long time and it was quite weird. I couldn't sleep at night as I would get scared of something and would always be awake in the middle of the night. It was strange. Then I visited a doctor and he helped me gain my normal sleep cycle back. He analyzed that I used to be night owl and that altered how my brain thinks about sleep cycle. First of all, go to bed at the exact same time everyday for at least a week and wake up at the same time too. Be relaxed and keep your phone away. Do breathing exercises slowly. 

It looks like your job insecurities are the reason behind this insomnia and anxiety. Please read this and always control how you feel about stuff that you can no longer control.  https://ezcareclinic.com/3-ways-to-deal-with-work-anxiety-according-to-top-18-experts/ 

Take care! 

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On 10/13/2020 at 2:29 PM, Deweyishere said:

Hello! 

I hope you are doing well now. 🙂

I had sleep issues for a long time and it was quite weird. I couldn't sleep at night as I would get scared of something and would always be awake in the middle of the night. It was strange. Then I visited a doctor and he helped me gain my normal sleep cycle back. He analyzed that I used to be night owl and that altered how my brain thinks about sleep cycle. First of all, go to bed at the exact same time everyday for at least a week and wake up at the same time too. Be relaxed and keep your phone away. Do breathing exercises slowly. 

It looks like your job insecurities are the reason behind this insomnia and anxiety. please click on this link to know who kratom treat anxiety and insomnia. https://articles.abilogic.com/448405/kratom-works-against-insomnia.html

Take care! 

Hello!

Its sounds like Insomnia because of anxiety. The best solution and treatment of all this is kratom. Kratom will help you to get relief from all this. I placed a link in the quote above. Click the link to know more about treatment of insomnia with kratom.

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According to WebMD, the US Food and Drug Administration continues to warn people to avoid using products containing kratom or its ingredients. Kratom is banned in some states in the USA due to safety concerns. Kratom use has been linked to hallucinations, seizures, liver damage, withdrawal and death. In addition, the Mayo Clinic said that kratom is unsafe and ineffective. 

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On 10/15/2020 at 9:48 AM, MARC said:

According to WebMD, the US Food and Drug Administration continues to warn people to avoid using products containing kratom or its ingredients. Kratom is banned in some states in the USA due to safety concerns. Kratom use has been linked to hallucinations, seizures, liver damage, withdrawal and death. In addition, the Mayo Clinic said that kratom is unsafe and ineffective. 

Hi MARC. You are right. It is addictive only when it will take in large doses.  At low doses, kratom has been reported to work like a stimulant. People who have used low doses generally report having more energy, being more alert, and feeling more sociable. 

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