This happened in college and is continuing to happen now. I can’t sleep early. It’s impacting my memory now while I work.
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- VMware FGUo27You might lack sleep hygiene. No blue light 2h before you sleep (install f.lux on your computer and phone). Try waking up the same time everyday (including weekends) and starting your day with at least 20min of physical activity ideally combined with sunlight exposure. Limit coffee to 1 cup per day and no caffeine whatsoever after lunch. I guarantee you your sleep will improve by factor 2-3. If you want to learn why read “Why we sleep” by Matthew Walker.
- They don’t have health benefits at Amazon? It could be nothing or any number of very serious up to life threatening conditions. Talk to your doctor instead of asking a bunch of bozos on a bulletin board!
- Being sleepy and mentally fatigued from being sleepy is only life threatening in the sense that you could walk in front of a bus or fall asleep at the wheel.
Western medicine is an expensive route to find out how to balance your body and mind. They would rather prescribe Ambien anyway
- Sure there’s a chance that he’s got a brain tumor. But he’s definitely lacking vision changes, speech changes, loss of motor control, seizures, mental aptitude, or a bunch of other effects that typically come from brain tumors. Lack of sleep is known to be detrimental to working memory.
On the other hand, he has an anxious belief that his brain is dying. He’s working in a high stress environment like Amazon and has returned to a behavior from college, which was likely another high stress environment. Plenty of people post all over this app about depression and anxiety that is somewhat brought about by professional life. The likelihood that he is in the throes of the anxiety - depression link is extremely high given his symptoms and history.