ANY weekend, local man Graham Hurley’s day is dominated by the fight against the irresistible urge to fall asleep, with the sudden onset of fatigue ready to strike at any moment.
« The couch, it looks so inviting, but 1 in the afternoon is the best time and I have to pick up the kids from their grandparents in half an hour, » said Hurley, who has a strategy of never sitting on the couch. an attempt to ensure sweet sleep never calls during the day.
Whether it’s a crunch sports game he was unreasonably excited to watch or an adrenaline-pumping movie, Hurley refuses to risk sitting down such is the ferocious force of the yawn.
« There is potentially a 4pm window where I can take a nap, but I’m so tired I could be out for hours, which throws it off balance completely, » Hurley explained, to himself in a dream, completely unaware of fell asleep. mid interview.
Man’s inability to stay awake during the late morning to early evening has fascinated scientists since the dawn of time, but no explanation, let alone a solution, has been found.
“Guys like Graham have two choices; simply giving in to napping or fighting it with every bone in their body, which ironically makes them even more tired,” shared somnologist Dr Cormac Carney.
Elsewhere, Hurley’s wife Sandra expressed surprise at the revelations, especially considering she hasn’t had a nap since their children were born more than a decade ago.