Over the years I've avoided the doctors after being diagnosed to avoid loosing my license. So I mega dose caffeine. So that is my medication for now. It's tricky and one day will probably kill me. It has resulted in high blood pressure and crazy heart problems, but it kinda works. What's yours and does it work?
I take Armodafinil( nuvigil) daily in the morning even on the weekends.. I find it works better when I get adequate rest. When i feel it wearing off or find myself getting sleepy.. I get up, move around and make sure I keep moving.. if I can. I take a nap.
ReNo- I travel back roads as much as possible. I hate traffic and there is usually not a lot of people. If I feel sleep taking over I used the break down lane or any companies parking lot. I'm usually up in seconds to 5 minutes. If a cop shows up I say I had an important call and don't talk and drive on the phone. Cell phones have given me all kinds of excuses. When I wake up I usually take caffeine.
I had a sudden onset episode while driving. I felt it coming so i moved over to far left llane. Not hitting anything or anybody. I came through pretty fast and got off the freeway. was heading home to get medication. Citizen called 911, reported drunk driver, I was arrested.
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