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What It’s Like to Experience Sleep Attacks

Posted by Tyler Britton on Feb 25, 2020 8:00:00 AM

What are Sleep Attacks?

Sleep attacks are the sudden strong urge to sleep at otherwise abnormal times, such as the middle of the day. These urges can range from sudden onset of tiredness to sudden onset of irresistible urge to sleep. They are not the same as getting sleepy after a big meal or because of sleep deprivation – rather, they strike suddenly, seemingly randomly, and can be quire powerful.

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Overview of Sleep Attacks

Posted by Tyler Britton on Jan 26, 2020 10:00:00 AM

What is a Sleep Attack?

Sleep attacks are the sudden, often irresistible urge to sleep at otherwise odd times, such as the middle of a meeting. They come quickly in that one moment you are doing a particular activity normally, and in a very short period of time you suddenly feel like you just woke up and need to go back to sleep. Sleep attacks can be a serious safety problem in certain professions and during certain activities like driving.

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