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Sounds like something other than lack of sleep. Maybe dietary or environmental issue. A lot of people who spend time in air conditioned rooms are actually mentally impaired due to high concentrations of CO2 building up in the room. I am not a real doctor, by the way, and this is not medical advice.

It's a sleep disorder- one that I probably would have been able to detect and mitigate decades earlier if I had the information I collect now (and the knowledge I have now).

"Quantified self" style tracking usually isn't going to unlock amazing improvements in perfectly healthy people, where heuristics like 'if you're tired, try sleeping more' work well. But you might be able to squeeze out some benefit- 5% here, 5% there- that you might not have captured without automated assistance.

And if your baseline is way worse than where you could be, then the potential benefits of tool-assisted tracking could be larger, and many 'common sense' strategies just don't help (enough).

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