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Help me help my father

My father has suffered an extended series of illnesses and has a terminal disease. He's weak but has shown a capability to physically recover. Left to his own devices he sleeps a lot. How do I keep him engaged? [more inside]
posted by jackbishop on Aug 13, 2014 - 10 answers

Constant tired/exhausted feeling

Hey everyone. I don't know what's going on with me. For a while now, I've had this worn down feeling where I just want to sleep, even during the day. [more inside]
posted by Thanquol180 on Aug 6, 2014 - 28 answers

This can't continue

You aren't my doctor, psychologist or psychiatrist, but maybe you have something to share that will help me get onto a path toward curing a relentless, life-altering ( in the worst possible way( issue with sleep. [more inside]
posted by marsbar77 on Jan 11, 2014 - 53 answers

Help me overcome sleep inertia

If I don't have to be somewhere by a certain time, I turn my alarm forward in increments between ten minutes and an hour and a half until mid-afternoon, never waking up enough that I don't feel like I couldn't and don't want to fall immediately back to sleep. On days when I do have something to do, I set my alarm an hour early, reset it to the real time when it goes off the first time, and wake up immediately after that. [more inside]
posted by wrabbit on Sep 22, 2013 - 12 answers

How can I get my aging father to stop eating like a picky child?

My dad is around 70 years old and has subsisted on a steady diet of shortbread cookies (those ones in the yellow box from the convenience store) and vanilla Ensure drinks for the past 2-3 years. How can we help him to help himself and eat real, nourishing food? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 8, 2013 - 33 answers

You Are Not My Walrus

But you might have some insight into my Ambien questions. Any suggestions on what antidepressants might work well for someone whose brain really likes Ambien? Do you find that certain activities/foods/supplements make Ambien work better? If you've tried both Ambien and another heavy-duty sleep aid, how do they compare? [more inside]
posted by storminator7 on Jan 15, 2013 - 9 answers

In a haze, and I don't know what to do about it. Depression, school, work, &c.

In a sleepy haze, and I don't know what to do about it. [more inside]
posted by stoneandstar on Feb 22, 2012 - 18 answers

Why do I feel worse after getting enough sleep?

Why do I feel worse after getting enough sleep? As the physical symptoms of exhaustion recede, my emotional state goes to pieces. [more inside]
posted by Karmakaze on Feb 14, 2011 - 16 answers

How do I just give up and go to sleep?

Up late, overwhelmed, and panicking about life. What do I do to mitigate the damage, and what do I do to stop this from happening again? [more inside]
posted by SNWidget on Nov 1, 2010 - 31 answers

Should I bother a doctor with this?

For the past month and a half I cannot stop sleeping. Should I bring this up to my doctor? [more inside]
posted by kanata on Aug 24, 2010 - 21 answers

Sleeping the night and day and night away?

I just slept 23 hours, I am not narcoleptic. Any tips, tricks, or ideas on damage control when I wake up in the middle of the *next* night? [more inside]
posted by Elysum on Jul 19, 2010 - 14 answers

How to recover from sleeping all day?

How do you recover after a bad day spent entirely in bed? [more inside]
posted by cosmic osmo on May 4, 2009 - 38 answers

are we dead, or is this Ohio

Tell a person with depression: Is it normal to require a few weekend daytime hours to just lie in bed and be left alone? I don't mean "for people with depression," I mean "for normal people." [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 6, 2008 - 39 answers

Too depressed to get out of bed

What can I do to change my brain state on waking? [more inside]
posted by wackybrit on Jan 9, 2006 - 43 answers

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