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Falling Asleep While Working (Overview)

Falling asleep during routine work is a clinical finding in which a person falls asleep during normal work. This can be a sign of narcolepsy or significant fatigue.


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Falling asleep while not tired.?

Falling asleep while  not tired.?

May be a deficiency: Of some nutrient or a symptom of something more serious, get a good physical exam and screening labs. ...Read more

Falling Asleep While Working (Overview)

Falling asleep during routine work is a clinical finding in which a person falls asleep during normal work. This can be a sign of narcolepsy or significant fatigue.


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Leg falling asleep while driving?

Leg falling asleep while driving?

Go see a doctor: If it happens persistently you should see a doctor to make sure everything it s ok. Sometimes this can be a sign of serious medical conditions.Two things need to be ruled out here- vascular disease , nervous system disease. ...Read more

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Falling asleep while driving, not tired.?

Falling asleep while driving, not tired.?

Dangerous: Falling asleep while driving is dangerous. It increases risk of auto accidents. It is a symptoms of excessive sleepiness. The commonest causes are not getting enough time in bed, sleep apnea, depression, other sleep disorders including narcolepsy. See your doctor or a sleep medicine specialist. ...Read more

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Falling asleep while sitting in lecture?

Falling asleep while sitting in lecture?

Sleep?: Are you getting enough sleep? Everyone who has to sit through multiple lectures has experienced difficult stating awake. Review notes while listening. Many college and professional school professors are not exactly exciting lecturers. ...Read more

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Leg falling asleep while sitting crosslegged?

Leg falling asleep while sitting crosslegged?

Normal: Pressure on area decrease sensation. Move leg slowly to wake leg up. Become aware of what position is tolerated. Any problems while sitting or walking? ...Read more

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Why have I had trouble falling asleep and staying asleep?

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Why have I had trouble falling asleep and staying asleep?

Sleepless: Your question was cut off, but it seems that you have primary insomnia, assuming that you don't drink alcohol or use drugs, and that the problem has been there for a while. Recommend the sleep hygiene techniques (google that sentence & you get details), & if that fails, try low dose melatonin, & if that fails, see your pcp for other alternatives. ...Read more

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My ankle continues to swell up and feels like it is falling asleep what can I do to treat this pain?

My ankle continues to swell up and feels like it is falling asleep  what can I do to treat this pain?

See a specilist: The symptoms you are complaining about can be realted to a nerve entrapment or possibly a lower back issue. I would seek medical attention to get this evaluated. Nerve entrapments are very common to cause the symptoms you are having. Got www. Eastpennfoot.Com mroe info. ...Read more

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Bad twitches. Can't stop. Been doing it for years. Happens even when asleep. Not myoclonic jerks because happens when awake falling asleep and asleep

Bad twitches. Can't stop. Been doing it for years. Happens even when asleep. Not myoclonic jerks because happens when awake falling asleep and asleep

Hmmm: Could still be myoclonus. Possibilities include epileptic myoclonus, subcortical myoclonus, and other other movement disorders. Movement disorders which occur during sleep are not psychological, so something is going on. I would visit neurologist. ...Read more

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My left arm feels like it is falling asleep while I am sitting at my desk working?

My left arm feels like it is falling asleep while I am sitting at my desk working?

Peripheral nerve.: Ssunds like you might be compressing a nerve somewhere between your neck and fingers. The pattern of tingling would be very helpful to know as it would give clues as to where the compression is occurring. Oftentimes the ulnar nerve (funny bone) is responsible for thee symptoms. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing trouble falling asleep?

Sleep hygiene is key: Retire & rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark & cool & use only for sex & sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs & no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Keep dinner moderate sized & finish at least 2 to 3 hrs before sleep. Can try warm milk, Chamomile tea or melatonin along w light reading, warm bath or lavender scent. ...Read more

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Falling asleep while drowsy after lunch for no reason?

Falling asleep while drowsy after lunch for no reason?

Problem: You can have sleep problems from snoring, apnea, restless legs, poor sleep hygeine, anxiety/depression, napping during the day, night seizures, noises in the neighborhood waking you up, bed bugs, waking up to use the bathroom, acid reflux, allergies, or any number of things. I recommend seeing a doctor to get checked out. ...Read more

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I've been experiencing trouble falling asleep!?

I've been experiencing trouble falling asleep!?

Use excellent sleep: hygiene. 1. Keep regular bed & wakening time (even weekends). Get up same time daily. 2. Use regular, relaxing bedtime routine: warm bath / shower, aromatherapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in dark, quiet, cool room w comfy mattress & pillows. 4. Bedroom only for sleep & sex. Put work materials, computers, & TVs in another room. 5. Finish eating at least 2-3 hrs prior to bed. ...Read more

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I have such trouble falling asleep at night when sleep alone?

I have such trouble falling asleep at night when sleep alone?

Sleep hygiene: Make it a lifetime habit: 1) Keep a regular sleep schedule (same time in/out of bed), 2) quiet, dark room - no TV/music, 3) use bedroom only for sleep/marital relations, 4) if no sleep in 20min, leave room until sleepy, then try again (repeat as needed), 5) No caffeine after noon/no alcohol at bedtime,6) Write worries in a journal by bedside, & deal with them next day. ...Read more

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Why am I falling asleep while in meetings?

Why am I falling asleep while in meetings?

Many causes: That can be a sign of a sleep problem called narcolepsy, which causes sudden "sleeping" during day activities and needs treatment.Sleep apnea can cause that as well and needs rx. More common are poor sleep habits, working too hard, not sleeping well, use of stimulants or medications.Or boring meetings! :) best to see someone and get evaluated. ...Read more

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How can I prevent myself from falling asleep while standing up?

How can I prevent myself from falling asleep while standing up?

Unusual: Sleeping in unusual positions or situations indicate the possibility of what we call sleep attacks, a symptom of narcolepsy. This can result in bodily injury. You should see a sleep specialist asap. ...Read more

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Why does my leg fall asleep while sitting?

Why does my leg fall asleep while sitting?

Position: the position you are sitting in either is putting pressure on the nerve or causing an occlusion of the vessels. ...Read more

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True. I have trouble falling asleep. Staying asleep I'm fine. ?

True. I have trouble falling asleep. Staying asleep I'm fine. ?

Insomnia, Anxiety: trouble falling asleep” indicates many thoughts going through your mind with feelings of worry and difficulty relaxing. Let Wise Person within you reflect Stresses with causing insomnia. Consider: Avoid •Alcohol •OTC Sleep aids Exercise or Yoga in the evening Before sleeping, •Close that day’s Chapter in Book of Life •Visual imagery of National Parks •Breathing Relaxation •Therapy ...Read more

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