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I Am Having A Fatigue Problem Daily. I Get At Least 9 Hours Of Sleep Per Night But Feel Really Sleepy.

I Am Having A Fatigue Problem Daily. I Get At Least 9 Hours Of Sleep Per Night But Feel Really Sleepy.

Mon thru Friday I start out with a 1+ hour workout. 1/2 hour on treadmill which gets me a little over a mile. The to the weight room for upper body and legs on various machines. I come home have breakfast and then take my meds. Within one hour it feel sleepy and if I don't keep moving throughout the day it does not go away unless I take a nap. I do not which to get into this habit. Any ideas to get rid of the fatigue?

posted April 27, 2017
A MyCOPDTeam Member

I have the same routine I wish I could sleep 9 hours LETS FACE It working out makes us feel better but also adds to our fatigue

posted September 17, 2018
A MyCOPDTeam Member

I don't go to bed until about 11:00 p.m. or 12:00, and often wake up at about 2:30 or 3:00. Sometimes I read for awhile, and eat a breakfast bar or take some melatonin. If I'm coughing a lot, I take some mucinex even though I always do a breathing treatment with a nebulizer and a saline solution every morning and night. Working at staying healthy and alive is my new job now-a-days and it's full time. Thanks to everyone for sharing their information. It's really helpful and keeps me from feeling so alone in this situation.

posted March 4, 2019 (edited)
A MyCOPDTeam Member

Early stage COPD but sleep long at night and can sleep 2 to 3 hours in afternoon. I seem to be doing better after taking a COPD REhab course.

posted March 2, 2019
A MyCOPDTeam Member

A CPAP machine helps you breathe at night when you sleep because I stop breathing so the air is forced into your lungs I also have to take my oxygen concentrator hose and hook it up to the CPAP so now I have air plus I have oxygen

posted May 9, 2017
A MyCOPDTeam Member

Hi. I always use to get 9 hrs sleep and always felt tired. I now get 6-7 hrs and have more energy. Too much sleep can make you tired. You can always take a nap during day. Breath easy. God bless

posted March 1, 2019

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