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Oldladyyoungbody

779d

Has anyone had success with natural or over the counter stimulants? Apparently there is a shortage of CPAPs and I have already been waiting almost 4 months for one. Meanwhile I am struggling at work every day nodding off and can't get into my doctor until next year. I need help managing. I tried upping my caffeine intake and it helps me not fall asleep but it makes the quality of my sleep worse. I also have to nap every day just to function.

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    • dlmlap

      577d

      That shortage was no joke man. I got stuck waiting about 6 months too and in that time was very unsafe due to sleep deprivation. No tips here besides be careful and mindful of your limitations in zombie mode.

    • dlmlap

      577d

      That shortage was no joke man. I got stuck waiting about 6 months too and in that time was very unsafe due to sleep deprivation. No tips here besides be careful and mindful of your limitations in zombie mode.

    • The_Sleepy_Zebra

      774d

      I completely understand I have chronic fatigue as a part of Eds and I am so happy with the cpap it did help but I still nap daily but while waiting I think medical cannabis helped if that’s an option where you live

    • Puppydog3647

      774d

      Old lady at 28-30? Come on now, you are young and at the top of your game, don't settle for negative thinking, strengthen yourself with positive energy, stop the caffeine and try some aerobic exercises for an hour after you settle from your work day, this will tire you out. Another remedy to sleep is sexual stimulation, preferably engaging with a long lasting partner to exhaust you. Good luck!

    • Ms.berry

      778d

      Melatonin, while not a complete fix has been helping me get tired enough to where I can fall asleep You can get gummy versions or pill versions usually at your local supermarket. I hope this helps! :)

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