Blackouts (Memory Time Loss), Difficulty Sleeping, Disorientation And Drowsiness

Reviewed on 5/13/2022

Blackouts or losses of memory for a period of time can occur with certain types of epilepsy as well as recreational drug abuse. Difficulty sleeping and drowsiness may occur with many types of sleep disorders including sleep apnea. Because these symptoms could be related to a number of different causes, it is important to discuss all your symptoms with a health care practitioner to determine the cause.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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