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Do you get more random memory flashbacks when you are tired and wanting sleep?

Do you get more random memory flashbacks when you are tired and wanting sleep?

Brain wave knowledge: It is good to know about brain at least like your computer as i call it my 2 pound computer so we have 4 kinds of brain waves beta waves 14-28cps awake 19 is healthy 14 relax above 19 u r jittery Alpha is when u r extremely relaxed going to sleep 7-14 then theta 4-7 then delta 0-4 brain has rem and nrem which it alternates all night the flash back will not allow brain to tap in deep sleep so tired. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more


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Do i have PTSD i cant sleep nightmares wake up panicy and sweaty and my heart hurts .often get flashbacks so confusing?

Do i  have PTSD i cant sleep nightmares wake up panicy and sweaty and my heart hurts .often get flashbacks so confusing?

PTSD: You probably do. If you have gone through a traumatic experience - it is likely that you are suffering from PTSD. If this has lasted more than 4 weeks please get some help. Talk to your PCP and have him/her refer you to a specialist. ...Read more

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I am treated for PTSD and really have a rough time, with all the nightmares & flashbacks - some days I am not able to eat or sleep, will I ever heal ?

I am treated for PTSD and really have a rough time, with all the nightmares & flashbacks - some days I am not able to eat or sleep, will I ever heal ?

PTSD: Getting the right treatment for PTSD is essential. It is important to work with mental health providers who have expertise in PTSD. Psychiatric medications are often indicated. Cognitive processing therapy (CPT) is the gold standard - it is a form of cognitive behavioral therapy. Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) & virtual reality exposure therapy can also be quite effective. ...Read more

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I have panic attacks often. I have trouble sleeping(nightmares/flashbacks from my wreck.) It's hard to conversate. How can I enjoy life again?

I have panic attacks often. I have trouble sleeping(nightmares/flashbacks from my wreck.) It's hard to conversate. How can I enjoy life again?

Treatment : Sorry to hear about your suffering. You could seek treatment with a psychiatrist and therapist, get on some medications, try trauma based therapies, yoga, relaxation exercises, support groups. There are others out there going through the same. You could start by calling your insurance company ...Read more

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Have PTSD(2008)on meds, having horrible daily nightmares, flashbacks, am in therapy- causes restless sleep,feeling very fatigues all the time, help?

Have PTSD(2008)on meds, having horrible daily nightmares, flashbacks, am in therapy- causes restless sleep,feeling very fatigues all the time, help?

Has your doctor: considered an off label of prazosin for your nightmares/ insomnia? Are you working with a provider who has expertise in PTSD? Don't know what type of therapy you are involved with. Cognitive Processing Therapy (a form of cognitive behavioral therapy), EMDR & virtual reality exposure therapy can be very helpful with PTSD. Don't lose hope. ...Read more

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Randomly get tired to the point where i can hardly focus and just have to lay down.Sleep paralysis sometimes.See a nurologist soon.What could this be?

Randomly get tired to the point where i can hardly focus and just have to lay down.Sleep paralysis sometimes.See a nurologist soon.What could this be?

See below: Sleep paralysis, if often, usually indicates disruption of sleep and it can point to an underlying medical issue such as sleep apnea or narcolepsy. Good you are seeing a neurologist to discern if this is the case, especially since excessive daytime sleepiness is present. Try to regularize your sleep times ; avoid caffeine, nicotine, ; alcohol near bedtime. Hope that helps. ...Read more

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Extreme tiredness no energy excessive sleepiness no cause has been found bloods have come back normal memory problems sleep during the day.

Extreme tiredness no energy excessive sleepiness no cause has been found bloods have come back normal memory problems sleep during the day.

Too common: Enigmatic hypersomnia (idiopathic) is seen in young women sometimes without clear cause. In the majority of the young ladies I have seen with this, the condition almost always improves within a few years. Worth seeing a doctor who specializes in sleep medicine nonetheless to make sure no other reason and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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What causes my extreme tiredness. Even after good sleep i especially get very tired while driving at sitting in a meeting. To the point where so tire?

What causes my extreme tiredness. Even after good sleep i especially get very tired while driving at sitting in a meeting. To the point where so tire?

Tiredness: Have you thyroid and hemogloblin levels checked. If your results are normal consult a psychologist for possible symptoms of depression. ...Read more

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Random feelings of extreme tiredness & no energy. Healthy diet at least 8hrs sleep per night. 31 male 176cms 161pounds. Any possible reasons for this?

Random feelings of extreme tiredness & no energy. Healthy diet at least 8hrs sleep per night. 31 male 176cms 161pounds. Any possible reasons for this?

Many reasons: I would recommend comprehensive physical and a blood test to mske sure you do not have low hormone levels such as thyroid levels. Stress, depression and anxiety can cause these symptoms as well. ...Read more

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Dr. Missid Ghanem
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Flashbacks (Definition)

A vivid memory that is sudden and disturbing from an event in the past. Could be as a result of psychological trauma or taking ...Read more


Dr. Bennett Machanic
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