Waking up in the middle of the night aside the need for going to the bathroom or simply getting awake from deep sleep can be an indication of some process going in the body, especially if this happens at the same time each night.
Namely, the Chinese medicine offers an explanation of what these disturbances of sleep mean during the night. The biological clock reveals the reason for the repeated awakening according to the hours when it happens. Here what these awakening hours mean during the night.
Waking up between 11 pm and 1 am
Disturbance of sleep in these night hours is an indication that something is going wrong in your gall bladder. The gallbladder is accountable for the breakdown of body fat, and if its function is not at its optimal levels, you will feel tired and experience nighttime awakenings.
The awakening in these hours could also mean that you may have some psychological issues related to sentimental disappointments. In order to prevent this from happening you should revise your relationships with others and yourself during daytime so that to liberate yourself from any negativity that may be blocking your body’s energy.
Waking up between 1 am and 3 am
This period of time refers to certain things happening to the liver. Therefore, avoid or minimize the intake of toxic foods and beverages like sugar and processed foods that contain plenty of fat. You can as well as detox your body with teas and remedies which have in their content dandelion root that cleanses the liver and efficiently eliminate all of the toxins that may interfere with its optimal function.
When are emotions are concerned this could mean that you may be feeling anger, resentment and frustration. Hence, try to find time for yourself and find out what is really bothering you and try to eliminate all the things in your life that could be a source of negative energy. If you manage this, your night sleep will be substantially improved.
Waking up between 3 am and 5 am
This time frame of waking up signals some issues with your lungs, especially with your breathing. The human lungs work at most while nighttime, so if your sleep gets broken during this period of time, it would mean that something is blocking the body’s ability to take deep, restorative breaths.
When the emotional aspect is concerned, awakening in these hours refers to your inability to accept the fact that you cannot control things in your life, and because of that you are finding it really hard to relax. However, a disturbed sleep in this period can mean that you have lost someone. Nonetheless, in order to restore your good night sleep which is highly needed for the overall health and well-being, you should practice deep breaths upon waking. Try to accept the losses that have occurred to you so that to liberate yourself from the anxiety about things that are out of your control.
Waking up between 5 am and 7 am
These hours are an indication that something is going on with the large intestine, accountable for removing the waste and toxins from the body thereby promoting a healthy digestive system. Waking up in this period can be prevented if during daytime you are properly hydrating your body because this is one of the key elements of a healthy large intestine.
Emotionally, you may have the feeling of being “stuck” in some way, whether in a relationship, or a job. Plus, you may be feeling guilty or defensive. You should try to meditate in order to set yourself free from all the negative emotions and the weight they carry. You need to accept the things you cannot change and focus on things that make you happy and please yourself.