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sleeping disorder

i have had a problem with sleeping all my life. if i am actively engaged in something i dont fall asleep but when i am sitting down its almost impossible for me to stay awake unless im mentally stimulated i also feel very tired all the time within a hour or two of waking up i feel exhausted and remain that way throughout the day which is unusual considering im 20 i am a soldier and i workout diet well and get enough sleep.....i have had blood test done for hormone deficiencies and vitamin/mineral deficiencies and everything came back clear ..any insight as to why i may have such a hard time staying awake
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This is known as narcolepsy, there are treatments for it, so perhaps you can do some research on that topic and see if it matches up with you, and also the info sites will tell you the kind of doctor who is best equipped to help you with this.  Sorry I don't know much more than that.
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You should probably have Narcolepsy ruled out by a Sleep Specialist; Sleep Studies should be done.  
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