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Justified Taking Adderall To Combat Daytime Sleepiness
Dxd w/ excessive daytime sleepiness yrs. Back besides meds how can I combat? Have had my meds in yrs. It gets really bad at times.
Light and Oxygen: If you feel you have more daytime sleepiness than you should given your work and sleep schedule see your doctor - sleep apnea and restless leg syndrome can disrupt sleep without you knowing it. General tips - try to keep to a regular schedule of light and dark (without that your circadian rhythms will be messed up and you'll have trouble waking up. Also regular exercise, but not too late. ...Read more
Would taking my 60mg of Prozac at night instead of the morning help with my daytime sleepiness? Thank you
Daytime sleepiness: Daytime sleepiness is a symptom rather than an disease with a cure. It can be a very dangerous symptom due to the risk of accidents at work or driving etc. You can see how sleepy your are by googling ess and completing the scale. One would start treatment by seeing their primary care to try and clarify the cause. Causes might include shift work, sleep apnea, insomnia, medications, or narcolepsy. ...Read more
Female 26yo: I often sleep more than 9hrs a day, but alway waking up around 9:30 without an alarm clock. No daytime sleepiness. Is this healthy?
You have a great: internal clock, so count yourself lucky. Some people wished they had such regularity built in. Please don't gloat and keep regular. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
I've been having strong headaches & daytime sleepiness. I've been going to bed early and it's still hard to wake up the next day. It's not normal.
Sleep disorder: Your symptoms are fairly classical sleep apnea, however there are several other conditions would also need to be ruled out. One of them is central nervous system idiopathic hypersomnia, and the other is narcolepsy. There are also many other conditions can cause excessive daytime sleepiness. The person to rule this out would be a sleep disorder specialist please ask your family doctor for a referral or self refer through the phone book. You will need a overnight polysomnogram test and possibly an ms lt the following day to check for narcolepsy or idiopathic hypersomnolence. Best wishes to you. By the way, it is also possible that your symptoms could represent an underlying other type of physical illness or a psychiatric illness or a medication related issue. Best wishes to you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Talk to Dr.: You should talk to your doctor. Rhey may refer you to a sleep specialist. A sleep specialist may do a series of sleep studies including an overnight study and a nap study. The best thing is to make sure you give them a schedule of how you sleep and all the medications that you're on and your medical history. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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