And that will average out to about one good hour's sleep
When he was at the height of his addiction, he’d need to take sleep medication about every couple of hours in order to stay asleep.
When you take a drug, more is needed each time to get the desired effect, because your body will develop a tolerance to it.
So if you look at the whole picture, getting up every hour, along with taking more pills each time would only get you a good hour’s worth of rest, which is what Em would constantly go through during his addiction.
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