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What Does Waking at Different Hours at Night Mean for You? What's Exactly Happening With Your Mind and Body?

By Meera Kaushal, 18 May 2018

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Not everyone is lucky enough to sleep through the night without waking up almost suddenly. According to the National Sleep Foundation, almost 40% of Americans have trouble staying asleep during the night. If you are facing this problem and are waking up at certain times during the night, it could mean some thing for your body and your state of mind.

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According to the Chinese medicine, if a person gets up at different times during the night, some or the other bodily function is suffering. In fact, the reality behind your state of mind can also be ascertained by this method. Take a look at what the Chinese medicine says about it all:

1If you are having trouble falling asleep between 9 PM and 11 PM; it means you are stressed out

This is the time when most of us are trying to wind down, but if you are not getting your sleep and instead are just tossing around in the bed, then it means that you are stressed due to some reason.

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When we talk about the body, the blood vessels are quite active at this hour of the night. If you are awake at this time, it means that you may be facing health problems associated with metabolism, immune system, and the thyroid glands. 

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2Waking up between 11 PM and 1 AM means you are facing emotional problems

Chances are that you are emotionally disappointed if you are waking up between 11 PM and 1 AM. At this time, the gallbladder is quite active and the gallbladder is actually tied to our emotions. You are carrying some sort of resentment or judgmental feelings; either for yourself or for others. You should let go of the mistakes and practice forgiveness.

Waking up between 11 PM and 1 AM

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The body breaks down fats during this time and waking up during this duration can also mean that you need to change your diet and consume healthy fats. What can be done to sleep again: You can practice mantras and try to forgive yourself for everything.

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