At the moment it's 5:10am and I haven't yet gone to sleep. I just haven't been able to sleep for some reason. I thought it was just me that had insomnia, until it was brought up on Facebook with another PWCF.
I did a little investigation on the subject as I felt its more common then I first imagined.
I had a few thoughts myself as to why we don't sleep. These are personal reasons;
1) if I don't do much during the day, I have too much energy at night.
2) my Nan was a nighttime person, so I thought it might be passed down.
Now here is the actual reasons as to why PWCF have problem sleeping.
"The authors concluded that adult cystic fibrosis patients with severe lung disease have impaired neurocognitive function and daytime sleepiness, which is partly related to chronic sleep loss and nocturnal hypoxaemia". Concluding the last quote, if PWCF have FEV1 <64% suffer more with insomnia."
Furthermore, another study detecting insomnia/sleep apnea in children with CF says the following;