Fibromyalgia Action UK
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Hi All, I slept a lot last night, got up this morning and went back to sleep, woke up at 2.30 pm, still feel light headed weak and tired, I'm annoyed with myself as missed half the day, is this normal for people with fibro ? I think I'm having a flare up ? My bloods have all come back normal ? I work hard and have been busy, gave I overdone it and my body needs to rest ? I feel drained.

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I am so sorry to read that you have experienced sleep issues, and I genuinely hope that this does not repeat itself for you. I think that we are all unique individuals and therefore we all react differently with our Fibro and sleep. Some cannot sleep (myself included) and many have broken and disturbed sleep patterns.

I want to genuinely wish you all the best of luck.

All my hopes and dreams for you



Very common with Fibro. I only sleep about two hours at a time at night before pain wakes me, so sleeping at intervals during the is the only way to cope.


Sorry missed the word 'day' in my reply.


No it's not in my experience. ,I get hardly any sleep Im often still awake at 5.30 am and I make myself get up at 9 am no matter what ..I don't sleep in the day because that's bad sleep hygiene so I don't get sleep no how but Im lucky because it dosent worry me anymore ,what can I do its how it is .Every so often I will take extra pain relief to get a nights sleep when I'm desperate .but not very often .Dont be annoyed you obviously needed it just enjoy it .x


Thankyou for all your replies 😊 Xx


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