Ever since I developed hypoparathyroidism (hpth) I was no longer able to sleep 6 to 8 hours. I now sleep 3-4 hours even though I am tired. This has affected my memory, attention, focus and I am afraid I will develop a dementia due to a shrinking brain that does not get sleep. I take additional calcium sometimes if my body is restless and this sometimes help. I hate to take more calcium be/c I am trying to protect my kidneys. I take potassium and sometimes this helps to sleep. I take Tylenol PM and this helps but it dries my mouth and eyes. Any suggestions as to what I can do?
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