October 22, 2021

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Carcolepsy: Why Do We Get Sleepy in Cars?

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Carcolepsy: Why Do We Get Sleepy in Cars?

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Have you ever been driving down the highway and start to notice that you’re feeling really relaxed, even sleepy? It turns out there are number of aspects of driving that can potentially conspire to lull our bodies into a potentially dangerous state of drowsiness.

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