Top
20
Doctor insights on: Do You Get More Random Memory Flashbacks When You Are Tired And Wanting Sleep

Share
1

1
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
4,978 doctors shared insights

Sleep (Definition)

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


2

2
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

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
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

4

4
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

5

5
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

6

6
PTSD, major depression, fatigued all the time, can't eat or sleep, constant flashbacks, will I ever feel normal again, so discouraged counselor quit?

PTSD, major depression, fatigued all the time, can't eat or sleep, constant flashbacks, will I ever feel normal again, so discouraged counselor quit?

Need : To find someone to really talk with. And open up to. The more you talk about it the better you will feel. You will get back to your self. Just need to stick with it. And find a person you are comfortable with ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
I am experiencing slow thinking, hair loss, drowsiness, difficulty finding words, flashbacks and fatigue.

I am experiencing  slow thinking, hair loss, drowsiness, difficulty finding words, flashbacks and fatigue.

Cognition & fatigue: Issues indicate the need to see your doctor. You MAY have a thyroid imbalance or other hormonal issue. Your doc can find out. As for the flashbacks, please see a mental health professional to evaluate them. If none is available a prudent spiritual leader may be helpful, perhaps a woman, Peace and good health. ...Read more

8

8
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

See 1 more doctor answer
9

9
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

10

10
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

11

11
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

See 1 more doctor answer
12

12
Hi doc! I get fatigue soon. Due to tiredness I like to sleep a lot and it often seems as if I haven't slept enough. My entire food pipe and near thyro?

Hi doc!
I get fatigue soon. Due to tiredness I like to sleep a lot and it often seems as if I haven't slept enough. My entire food pipe and near thyro?

Need more infro: So many thing can cause fatigue. To be able to best guide you, it would help if you provided more information. Also your statements last phrase is a bit confusing, as I'm not sure what you mean by "My entire food pipe and near thyro?". Does that mean you feel pain? ...Read more

15

15
Extreme tiredness have children so don't sleep well usually but this is worse also have random bruises, nausea and migraines what could this be?

Extreme tiredness have children so don't sleep well usually but this is worse also have random bruises, nausea and migraines what could this be?

Get a checkup: This could be simple fatigue and easy bruising or it could be more serious. Go to your doctor, have a full physical exam done with vital signs, with a routine set of bloodwork including Hemoglobin A1c, thyroid functions, comlpete blood count, and comprehensive metabolic panel. This should help along with a good recent medical history and family history to find out whats ailing you ...Read more

16

16
Is my insomnia cause for muscle twitches, dizziness, temp high in 96, and tiredness all the time. Can't fall sleep and get 4 to 5 hours a night ?

Is my insomnia cause for muscle twitches, dizziness, temp high in 96, and tiredness all the time. Can't fall sleep and get 4 to 5 hours a night ?

Sleep apnea Benign: You may want to see a sleep medicine specialist to rule out the possibility of sleep apnea. There is a lot of causes of muscle twitching. It can involve different muscles. It is likely benign and may be caused by the electrolyte abnormalities. ...Read more

18

18
Do i need a sleep study? 30, male in good shape. Tired, brain fog, memory probs, loss of emotion (except anger), but with no sleep ap symptoms.

Do i need a sleep study? 
30, male in good shape. 
Tired, brain fog, memory probs, loss of emotion (except anger), but with no sleep ap symptoms.

NEED CHECK UP: With the symptoms you are describing, you should consult your family doctor and let him recommend what tests you need you need a history&physical and if indicated blood and urine test, and other studies if there is indication. ...Read more

19

19
Hypothroidism for 18 y. 200 mcg eltroxin daily yet TSH is 8.6 & T4 is 14. Constantly tired. Cant sleep. Now getting nite sweats. Memory shot. Why?

Hypothroidism for 18 y. 200 mcg eltroxin daily yet TSH is 8.6 & T4 is 14. Constantly tired. Cant sleep. Now getting nite sweats. Memory shot. Why?

Eltroxin: The combination of high TSH and (to a lesser extent) T4 may suggest that your eltroxin dose is too much. If you haven't done so yet please contact your PC. That said, I high TSH on your medication is unusual and emphasizes the need to see your doctor. ...Read more

20

20
Feeling tired after 12hr night sleep every day, head ache for 3 weeks on right side of head, seizure symptoms, short term memory loss ?

Feeling tired after 12hr night sleep every day, head ache for 3 weeks on right side of head, seizure symptoms, short term memory loss ?

One possible cause: There is not enough data to make a diagnosis here, but one idea as a cause of some of this could be sleep apnea. This results in fatigue after sleeping, worse seizures, and headaches, especially headaches that occur in the mornings. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Missid Ghanem
47 doctors shared insights

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
1,807 doctors shared insights

Memory (Definition)

Memory is the ability to recall information ...Read more