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Why can I sleep suddenly?

Hi Im a 17 year old male teen and 3 weeks ago saturday i can go to sleep latr and wake up late i could also nap.. bit the next day like at 1 pm i started feeling dazed and a little disorisntated. I had been worrying cause i was losing weigth and hair from all parts of my body. Even if i eat more than a full grown man. Well that sunday at night i couod not achieve aleep amd i didnt feel tired i slept very little. This happened so sudden. The next five days i was just feeling terrible at first i thoight i had mad cow then i though i had mercury poisoning from my amalgam fillings. So thursday i get my results and the doctor says im fine but he doesnt explain why im losing weigth and hair for over a year and a half now. I thwn thoigjt i had parasites. Also those day.i was feeling anxious and nervous and i thoight i was either goong to die or go crazy. I ts a terrible feeling i rather feel depression then this. Last week i slept 8 hrs and i was stat
ing to relax but i still coudnt nap. Im so scared and i cant afford a doctor my mom is single and i cant die now :( i am  just at a loss i want to be mw again. It scares me that this sleeping problem happened so fast. And all of a sudden. But i was worrying aboit my weigth.  I have never been so skinny. And my hairloss has been goong on for more than a year. Please if u havr medical.knowledge or experience similar shmptoms answer my question. I am sorry gor my terrible spelling im just desperate for answers. Also i used to play soccer but i jad to quit cause i just felt like i was going to faint.  This started happenimg 4 yrs ago. I think but lately i cant evn run for two minutes. I used to be so athletic. That doesnt worry me though neither does my appearance i just dont want to die so young and leave my mom and three little sisters alone. Please help me i need answers and i cam go to the doctor. Again sorry for my bad grammar. I weigth 129 and i am 6 ft tall. I used to weigth 160 ehen i was 15 and 5 10 plz help me
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Hello and hope you are doing well.

The first step would be to stop worrying to sleep well. People do not die from lack of sleep.
You should not keep thinking about sleeplessness, as this in turn promotes insomnia and it becomes a vicious cycle.

You should stop becoming anxious and try to relax. Try to have a warm bath before sleeping. Have a glass of milk or read a book before trying to sleep. Don’t watch TV or do exercise before sleeping. Condition yourself that you can relax and that you can sleep well.

Try yoga and meditation they have calming effects. Go for long stress free walks. Also, do exercise in the daytime this promotes good sleep.

Temporary hair loss or thinning can be triggered by dietary imbalance, nutritional deficiencies, hormonal imbalance, stress or shock. Hair health requires good nutrition with enough iron, vitamin C, B vitamins and essential fatty acids. Eating more protein can reduce hair loss. Protein can be obtained from pulses, soya products, whole grains, dairy products, eggs, meat and fish. Increasing intake of citrus fruits, berries and green vegetables will boost vitamin C and aid circulation.  

Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
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Oh thank you for answering me Io have relaxed and I don't feel the same as I was feeling a month ago in a way I feel I have recuperated a little but now I'm entering a deep depression that just comes I lose all hope.. Lately I feel like I have become slower like if my mental capacity has just lowered I don't feel the old me.. I feel dumb maybe stupid idk of that can happen but I just can't concentrate when I'm talking to someone I feel like I drift away I even studder.. I do have a diet high in protein I eat food plus a meal shake really earthy food I take multivitamins 3 times a day with each meal I eat so much and it seems like I poop everything out the next day.. My hairless has been going on for over a year and a half i am starting to notice a bald spot.. It isn't completely noticeable but if you take the time you will notice less hair on the front right side of my scalp.. It's not just losing hair from that part but from every part of my body.. I have slept better but I still feel very weak please help me thank you for reading this and answering me.. I can't afford to go to a doctor and my mom only makes it worse she made me cry I thought I was going crazy.. She said the way I feel is all in my head but that's stupid the facts are there my appearance looks that of a very sickly person.. I jus want to be me again.. If I can email you I would appreciate it thank you so much.. :( I don't know where to find answers
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Hello and hope you are doing well.

Understand your predicament. Sometimes, gaining weight may not be easy, if by hereditary, you are of the “skinny body type” and one with fast metabolism. I will offer a few suggestions. Count the number of calories you eat normally and increase by about 500 calories. Keep at it for a few days and increase further more and you will notice weight gain. Drink plenty of water. Sleeping well is the easiest way to gain weight. A few exercises are known to promote weight gain, about which a trainer in a health studio may help you. Further, exercises will improve your appetite.

Stick to a good, balanced diet with high proteins and plenty of fruits and vegetables, which in addition to helping you put on weight, will keep you healthy.

Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
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