Posted by Dinah on March 28, 2008, at 13:10:35
In reply to Re: I feel so tired and sick » Dinah, posted by raisinb on March 28, 2008, at 8:39:35
I've been diagnosed with the nondiagnosis of idiopathic hypersomnia. A surprisingly large number of my aunts, uncles, and cousins have as well. They ruled out narcolepsy with a blood test. Diabetes also runs in my family, so extreme sensitivity to blood sugar levels might be involved.
I also am aware that I get sleepy when I get stressed or distressed. So being at the office definitely increases the sleepiness. And at home I can take a fifteen or twenty minute nap and refresh myself while that isn't really available at the office.
I'm definitely loading up on the caffeine to offset all that. Even with my provigil. I'm also trying to drink a lot, if only because my office gets rather hot. But perhaps dehydration is part of what's making me feel sick. I'll try to drink a bit more. If nothing else, the trips down the hall are good exercise. :)