Stressed About Your Sleep? This Perspective Could Help

November 13, 2014 10:15 PM

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The TV host told Esquire that he spent every afternoon feeling tired for no reason before he discovered he has narcolepsy. "I would doze off in meetings, watching TV, even driving," he said. "With narcolepsy, just the inside of your head is tired. It's like somebody's gently sitting on your brain. You have almost no focus. All you're thinking about is not falling asleep." The brain disorder, which occurs in about one in every 3,000 people, causes "extreme daytime sleepiness and sudden, irresistible bouts of sleep that can strike at any time," according to the National Institutes of Health.

The singer has taken to Twitter on multiple occasions, sending messages that she's having trouble sleeping. After completing a world tour in 2011, she tweeted "Suddenly all the silence is being drowned by my thoughts! No sleep" and later started adding #GOtoSLEEPRobyn to some of her tweets. Surfing ...

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