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What causes loss of sleep? i do not sleep right. then pass out at random times of the day. no matter what i try.

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 40 years experience
Many possibilities: Insomnia has many causes, ranging from stress to caffeine, side effects of medications, hormonal imbalances such as hyperthyroidism or excessive cortisol levels & hypersensitivity to electromagnetic fields. But passing out at random times is a serious problem that could be caused by sleep disorders such as narcolepsy or sleep apnea. I strongly suggest evaluation by a specialist in sleep medicine.

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Last updated Dec 20, 2012

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