Morning everyone. Just wondering how other loved ones with PSP sleep during the night... I care for my mum and the sleep issue is the one I really struggle with. Mum has been up 6/7 times during the night on and off for the last few days/weeks. We realised she had a UTI last week so she had a course of penicillin which seemed to help but now she's back to sleepless nights. She's up at least 3 times a night on a good night! And I have to resist her asking for her oramorph or lorazepam medication unnecessarily as she knows they are sedatives as a side effect. She asks for them so she doesn't wake me rather than for herself so much. Mum goes to bed at around 8:30pm so even with constant waking generally gets a decent amount of sleep, I'm the zombie! Lol. Wondering if any other people with PSP could give me their side of what's going on? Sometimes mum wakes because of pain or pillows/duvets moving etc also. Continence is also sadly becoming more of an issue for mum so these night time wake ups need to be responded to quickly. Any advice guys? Thanks!
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