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I feel sleepy only when i try to read my school work

Hi, I feel sleepy only when I try to read my School work. If I read something else online or do something else then
I don't feel sleepy at all. This has been ongoing for several weeks now. I really need help as it is affecting my studies.

I have tried countless tips but none have helped :(. What I've tried include: Sleeping for 9 hours, fixing my body clock
by sleeping and waking up at the same time for 4 days, walking for 30 minutes straight, doing work in an uncomfortable
place, listening to music while studying etc. but none have helped :(.

I do eat unhealthy like regularly although I think I'm fit and healthy. Also I do think that eating unhealthy is a factor but I think
it's not a major factor and that there is a more major one that I'm unsure off since before I used to eat unhealthy regularly too
and this did not occur.

I can't do exercise because of current conditions although I can just walk as an option. Also, I cannot eat healthy all the time.

I think exercise could be a factor since I'm mainly at home and never go outside although I think i'm fit and healthy so yeah.

I don't think it's boredom since I actually like the course I'm studying and before it didn't happen when I was studying it.

I do think it might be stress after reading from an article which mentioned that if your stressed then whatever you brain
finds stressful, it will avoid by making you feel sleeping as an example. I have been stressed for months or more although
I'm not really sure if it's the cause of my sleepiness and if i'm actually stressed or not and to what point.

For example, say it's stress and I've been stressed for 5 months. To fully relieve this stress, do I need to do stuff for 5 months
or does it depend on how stressed I am, the duration and the activity I'm doing to relieve stress?

I really need helpful advice as this is affecting my studies and also I cannot get help from a local doctor
as my parents are not taking me there since they think that It's just an excuse or something minor.

Thanks for reading and I appreciate all the help I can get.
3 Responses
8221281 tn?1397570972
Just be careful not to overdo stimulants if you have a cardiac issue they can aggravate it which is why I was recommending you talk to your doc. Make sure you express to your doc how significant your drowsiness is impacting your school work and that you feel like you need help
8257579 tn?1406108493
Hey,

The first thing that comes to my mind is something simple like you may need glasses or a new prescription. I could be way off the mark. However, when reading actual text books with eye sight problems it can make you sleepy or give you a headache. When you read something online its a bit different because the angle and light are different. Just a thought. Stress could certainly be a problem. In any case try and get to a Dr if you can.
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Can you try to talk to a teacher or school counsler, approaching them before they approach you is always better. Explain that you are looking for an ANSWER not giving them an EXCUSE. Keep a positive attitude and be proud of yourself for recognizing a problem.
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