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Off Gluten 4 Weeks, Sleeping Great!

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I just wanted to share that I use to take 2 hours to fall asleep, sleep so light, that when the kids rolled over in bed in the other room, I would wake up. I would wake up at 4 am and couldn't get back to sleep.

I even took Ambien for awhile but woke up after 4 hours.

I was on a candida diet which helped alot but still needed a better nights rest.

Well.... 4 weeks strict gluten free I sleep like a rock. Nothing wakes me up, even that midnight cargo plane going overhead does not wake me up. I fall asleep with 10-15 minutes.

The only thing that still needs work is the waking up all sore and bruised but this I believe is from the Lyme. I go to bed around 10ish and roll out of bed around 8. Also takes awhile for me to function.

Just wanted to share.

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That's great. I had the same problem, but it only took a few day's of being gluten-free and I was sleeping like a baby.

best regards, lm

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Isn't it amazing? I have had sleep problems all of my life. (48 years old) Can remember laying awake most of the night when I was only 5 or 6 years old! I've been off of the gluten for 3 weeks now and I sleep so well! I spent the night on the couch at my daughter's last night because of the snow and slept like a baby which has never happened to me before. Used to have to take sleeping pills when I went anywhere because I couldn't sleep. Can't tell you how many times I have taken my blanket, a pillow and a book to the bathtub in a hotel room so I could read without disturbing everyone else because I couldn't sleep.

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Isn't it amazing? I have had sleep problems all of my life. (48 years old) Can remember laying awake most of the night when I was only 5 or 6 years old! I've been off of the gluten for 3 weeks now and I sleep so well! I spent the night on the couch at my daughter's last night because of the snow and slept like a baby which has never happened to me before. Used to have to take sleeping pills when I went anywhere because I couldn't sleep. Can't tell you how many times I have taken my blanket, a pillow and a book to the bathtub in a hotel room so I could read without disturbing everyone else because I couldn't sleep.

Recently I have stopped consuming all known gluten. I (35 yrs old) have always suffered from insomnia and it was very rare that I didn't wake up at O-dark-thirty for no reason. I also used to log roll for hours in the bed before falling asleep. Since being gluten free, I have had the best RESTFUL sleep in my life. The insomnia and the rolling is gone. Sure someone can sleep, but restful sleep is key. Before I would awaken tired, weary, with burning eyes, and with sever pain in my legs. Gluten Free I awake ready to hit the floor and run! I didn't even feel like this when I was a kid. Gluten is poison to me, I can't stand to watch my wife and kids eat things containing gluten - it makes me sick just watching.

I don't trust restaurants as I am paranoid I will get glutened by unknowing chefs. Do others feel this way, too? I wasn't even gluten free for a week and I already got glutened at a restaurant :angry: .

Mark

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I don't sleep well at all. I've been gluten free for 20 years. Oh well.

Actually, when I was diagnosed I was very deficient in vitamin A. When it improved, I did start to sleep somewhat better. I took 20,000 ius of aquasol A for a long time.

My problem now is stress and menopause.

neesee

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I'm glad you're sleeping so well now :)

This was one of the first things that imporved for me once I was gluten-free. I would go to bed, fall asleep quickly and stay asleep all night. Prior to that, I would wake up several times during the night, sometimes unable to go back to sleep.

One I began sleeping well, I think my body craved it for a while, and I felt like I could never get enough sleep--eventually, that feeling went away.

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Wow thats great news. I never had problems sleeping before going gluten free, I do have trouble now though falling asleep sometimes, I think it is work related though. It seems to only happen during the week.

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I'm just the opposite. I used to sleep all the time. Now I find myself having trouble falling asleep. I think it is because I have more energy. I'm used to going to be early and sleeping in late. Now I find myself not tired at my usual time, and staying up later. I think it is because I need less sleep. I'm in the process of resetting my biological clock and my wake-up time to a earlier more respectable time.

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