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Hi all, I'm about 2 weeks post op and can't sleep. It take hours to fall asleep and I wake up constantly. Is this normal?? I'm averaging 4 hrs sleep daily.

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Haven't been through it yet myself but have seen several threads about the same thing lately and so it does seem normal.

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I did that too until I got a prescription for Trazadone 150 mg. Has made a huge difference - sleep like a fat little babe !

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On 05/28/2021 at 22:03, SoulGardener said:

I did that too until I got a prescription for Trazadone 150 mg. Has made a huge difference - sleep like a fat little babe !

Careful with the trazodone! One of its major side effects is weight gain:(

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I was on Trazadone before the WLS and it made me gain a lot of weight.

You could be experiencing anxiety? Check with your doc. There are lots of meds for it that don't make you gain weight.

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Happened to me as well and didn’t get better until about a month post Op.Low calories and stress to the body can cause insomnia. I’d try a higher dose of melatonin.

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