Anyone feel drowsy while driving?

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  1. Zelda

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    The past month ot two off and on I have been feeling extremely drowsy while driving to work. To the point where I can barely keep my eyes open. My husband and I work together but drive separately due to different schedules. Has this ever happened to anyone before? It just came out of the blue. I had a sleep apnea test a few months back that came back ok. Suggestions please! I'm @ bit scared.
     
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    Drink Coffee?
     
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    I do. Every morning on the way to work.
     
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    i do all the time.. just have to know your limits..

    only thing that kind of works is 5 hour energy drink
     
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    You could be waking up multiple times each night, and not even know about it. Do you snore?
     
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    Really? You drink it before you drive? My commute is only about 30 mins. Im wondering if it's because its's dark.
     
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    You're having waking sex dreams about me again.
     
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    Yeah, Im pretty sure I do. Not a very great sleeper. And I do snore. That's why I got the sleep apnea test. I was surprised it came back negative.
     
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    no i wait until i start feeling it.. the long stare... i then kill an entire bottle

    works like a charm...
     
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    Stop listening to Wiggy, then you won't be lulled to sleep.
     
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    exercise .. if your avatar is you... you don't need it, but it helps keeping you energized. especially during the winter season..
     
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    I might have to try that. I'm scared driving. I have to dart my eyes around constantly to help.
     
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    If you feel you are getting drowsy, hold your breath as long as you can and let it out slowly. This will increase your heart rate making you more alert.
     
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    I'm glad you come to the shed for medical advise. Most members are well versed with treating addiction based illnesses, but don't you worry, you've come to the right place. It's one of two things. 1) you're extremely sleepy or 2) you have a bad heart. Get yourself some more sleep and have a stress test done asap.
     
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    I don't. I listen to Comedy Bang!Bang! on the way to work
     
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    On a long boring trip when my eyes start to close I holler as loud as I can. Repeat this a few times and your mind learns that when it starts falling asleep, its gonna get yelled at. It works!
     
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    Haha that's not me. But good suggestion!
     
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    Try meth.
     
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    Wow! Thanks!!
     
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    Have you had a blood test lately?

    Could be anemia