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Why You’re Waking Up at The Same Time Every Night

If you wake up around the same time every night, according to the Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), it is a clear sign of some imbalance in your body that needs to be addressed.

The theory is that our spiritual and physical well-being are directly connected to our internal systems and rhythms, that govern our bodily functions.

These processes are known as “circadian rhythms” in the Western medicine, but the TCM offers a deeper explanation of the cause of these blockages and their meanings:

10 pm- 11 pm: Hormones and Metabolism

If you are struggling to fall asleep every night, it is a sign of uncontrolled stress, endocrine imbalances, or some metabolism issues.

11 pm- 1 am: Gall Bladder

The TCM believes that this is a sign that you are depleting the gallbladder’s energy stores, and this causes poor fat digestion in the body, as wel