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8 Reasons Why You’re Waking Up In The Middle Of The Night

It is such a common problem that many of us have where one minute we are in a deep sleep then the next we are tossing and turning unable to dose back off.

We all need sleep so that we can function properly. For younger adults (18-25) and other adults (26-64) they should be having between 7-9 hours of sleep a night. Some people can function on just 3 or 4 hours sleep whereas others need 10 or more to get out of bed. These 8 reasons may explain why you may not be sleeping the whole way through the night (excluding times where sleep loss is expected such as being a new parent).

1. Temperature Problems

According to menshealth.com, the perfect temperature for our bodies to have the best nights sleep is at around 18 degrees celsius or 65 degrees fahrenheit. The reason being because it allows our bodies to do its job. During deep sleep our bodies temperature are naturally low and then raise nearer the end of our sleep to tell us to wake up. So by keeping the room temperature low, allows our bodies to do the rest of the work. If the temperature is too warm, our bodies may sweat whilst in too cold temperatures our muscles may get stiff which may cause some pain during seep.

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