According to the Chinese Traditional Medicine waking up at different times of the night has different meanings, depending on what time you are roused from slumber.
There is a theory that says waking up at a certain time of night is a sign that something is wrong with us. Chinese Traditional Medicine says that if you’re awake between 9-11 PM, it is because of stress. Here’s what being awake at certain points of the night means:
Waking up in these hours is related to stress. If this turns out to be the problem, we suggest trying yoga or breathing exercises before going to bed.
11 PM – 1 AM
According to traditional Chinese medicine, this is the time when the gall bladder is active and the gall bladder is tied to emotions. Weakness in gall bladder function may manifest with a tendency towards fear and timidity. So, this signals emotional disappointment
Staying awake between 1-3 AM is associated with the emotions caused by excess anger. Meditate before going to bed or drink a glass of water to resolve the problem.
Waking up between 3am and 5am is caused by a higher power trying to communicate with your directly. It also means that your somehow connected to a larger purpose, so pray more and try to relax before going to bed.
The energy flow is in the large intestines during this time of the morning. Emotional blockages are also associated with this time of the early morning. Try stretching your muscles or using the restroom to help yourself get back to sleep.
As you can see, Traditional Chinese Medicine resolves the mysteries of sleeping pretty accurately. Follow the advices written above to resolve the problems and get proper rest.