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I sleep all the time any place I lay down im out almost instantly and I fall asleep driving what's wrong with me?
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Dr. Martha Stark
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: Narcolepsy
Please consult a doctor. Narcolepsy (excessive daytime sleepiness) can be successfully treated with Provigil ("promotes" "vigilance").
I would want to suggest, however, that you also consider some of your lifestyle choices (diet, exercise, hydration, mental attitude). And you might be suffering from hormonal imbalances (adrenal fatigue / thyroid dysfunction). Perhaps an endocrinologist?

In brief: Narcolepsy
Please consult a doctor. Narcolepsy (excessive daytime sleepiness) can be successfully treated with Provigil ("promotes" "vigilance").
I would want to suggest, however, that you also consider some of your lifestyle choices (diet, exercise, hydration, mental attitude). And you might be suffering from hormonal imbalances (adrenal fatigue / thyroid dysfunction). Perhaps an endocrinologist?
Dr. Martha Stark
Dr. Martha Stark
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Dr. Eric Weinstock
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: Hypersomnia
You could be suffering from sleep deprivation, which results in your body constantly feeling tired and wanting to fall asleep.
You should seek out an evalaution by a sleep specialist or psychiatrist.

In brief: Hypersomnia
You could be suffering from sleep deprivation, which results in your body constantly feeling tired and wanting to fall asleep.
You should seek out an evalaution by a sleep specialist or psychiatrist.
Dr. Eric Weinstock
Dr. Eric Weinstock
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Dr. K. Olson
Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: ? narcolepsy
Nap attacks in the context of several other symptoms suggests a sleep disorder called narcolepsy.
The other symptoms: sleep paralysis - inability to move even though you will it (often on awakening), cataplexy - knees buckling with intense emotion, and hallucinations occurring in transition to sleep or upon awakening. They can be visual (seeing something at the foot of bed), auditory, or smell.

In brief: ? narcolepsy
Nap attacks in the context of several other symptoms suggests a sleep disorder called narcolepsy.
The other symptoms: sleep paralysis - inability to move even though you will it (often on awakening), cataplexy - knees buckling with intense emotion, and hallucinations occurring in transition to sleep or upon awakening. They can be visual (seeing something at the foot of bed), auditory, or smell.
Dr. K. Olson
Dr. K. Olson
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