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How to Sleep Better With Ulcerative Colitis

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waking from good nights sleeep
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Flare-up of UC in the night.
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Reason #1: Flares are disruptive to sleep


Mental state affecting sleep.
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Reason #2: The mental challenge of UC


General inflammation affecting sleep.
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Reason #3: The role of inflammation


UC medication by bed.
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Reason #4: UC meds


Ibuprofen on table
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Suggestion #1: Avoid certain pain meds


Sleeping on stomach,is probably not best position.
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Suggestion #2: Try a different sleeping position


Baked chicken breast.
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Suggestion #3: Eat differently


Supplements in glass jars
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Suggestion #4: Try supplements


An exercise class streatching.
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Suggestion #5: Exercise


Mindfulness concept, meditating on busy street.
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Suggestion #6: Practice mindfulness techniques


Therapist talking to patient.
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Suggestion #7: Talk about depression and insomnia


Bad night's sleep doesn't want to get up.
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The bottom line: Don’t ignore sleep issues


Martin Reed

Martin Reed

@insomniacoach

Martin is the creator of Insomnia Coach, an eight-week course that combines online sleep education with individual sleep coaching. His course helps clients improve their sleep so they can enjoy a better life with more energy and start each day feeling happy, healthy, rested, and refreshed. Martin also runs a free sleep training course that has helped over 5,000 insomniacs. He holds a master’s degree in health and wellness education and studied clinical sleep health at the University of Delaware.