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  • Posted By: lolo5028
  • November 9, 2006
  • 05:11 AM

i work as a 911 dispatcher my shift is from 6pm to 6am i have been on this shift for 5 years and i really like it but in the last 8 months i have started having a problem at work and at home i am sleeping the sme amount of hours during that day before i go to work but around 3am i start getting so tired and i can be talking and just doze off but it's only for seconds at a time and i find myself doing that at home it's almost like i pass out i don't even realize it happens until it's over and it is going to cost me my job if i can't find out what is wrong ...i am 50 years white female i am 5'4 200lbs i take 10 mg altace for high blood pressure ..i take prevacid for and ulcer ...and i take efexor for depresion 150mg i have been doing this work for over 12 years and i have never had a problem before falling asleep can you help me or tell me what i might do to help solve this problem thanks lolo

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