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Default I can't sleep anyone else?

I think the lowering of my bezo is causing me to not be able to sleep. It's been 4 nights now....
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Default Re: I can't sleep anyone else?

I hope you are getting some sleep as I type this, rose1985. I did sleep about five hours, but woke up at 3 am and haven't been able to get back to sleep. I almost feel like going downstairs and making a Dutch Baby for an extra early breakfast.
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Default Re: I can't sleep anyone else?

When I stopped taking my morning klonopin I had trouble sleeping for a few nights as well; I think it can take a while for the body to get used to its new normal.

What helped was that I was still taking 1mg of klonopin at night. After about 4-5 nights, I was sleeping normally again. Are you/can you take more at night than in the morning? Or can you replace a night dose (if you're taking that) with an additional medication to help you sleep?

Best of luck. Lack of sleep can affect everything, I hope you're able to sleep soon.
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yes the decrease inklonipin can do that. I am hoping that you are tapering down small steps not a big jump down. Do you have any extra to do just that?
it sounds like you changed doses to quickly.
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Default Re: I can't sleep anyone else?

I can't sleep.

it's a mixture of my imsomnia, and my back (always in pain)

also the part of my brain that's meant to send me signals to say time to rest doesn't do that

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Default Re: I can't sleep anyone else?

I'm having troubles sleeping too -- not too sure what the cause is with me.
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I sleep 3-4 hours a night
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Default Re: I can't sleep anyone else?

I would bet the vast majority here would say there sleep is poor ... either in quality or time ...

someone once said we do not have a mental issue ... we have a sleeping issue (disease) ... I agree
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Default Re: I can't sleep anyone else?

When I was tapering off klonopin NOTHING helped me sleep. I was total insomniac despite being exhausted. Are you tapering too quickly? I would slow down until you can sleep again.
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Default Re: I can't sleep anyone else?

Are used to suffer from chronic insomnia. I had a sleep study done which really opened my eyes. Sleep studies are not only for people with apnea they helped define and determine other sleep issues. Since then I've trained myself with a good sleep hygiene routine.
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