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80-Year-Old Man Sleepless for Six Decades, Baffles All

An 80-year-old man has baffled everyone by not sleeping for six decades. This intriguing phenomenon sparks a global conversation.

An 80-year-old man, Thai Ngoc, has defied the odds by living over 60 years without sleep. His story is an anomaly compared to the difficulty many face in getting a good night’s rest, especially when balancing early morning work.

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This Vietnamese man has been a media sensation in his homeland due to the profound impact of sleep on health. Despite most people requiring sleep, he claims to have not slept in sixty years, yet remains robust and healthy.

Thai Ngoc’s assertion of sixty years without sleep has not been scientifically evaluated, leading only those close to him to validate this claim. His family, friends, and neighbors have attested to his perpetual wakefulness. In an interview with Thanh Niên News, he stated, “I don’t know if the lack of sleep has affected my health or not, but I still feel fine and can do farming chores normally like others.”

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When Thai was 20, a severe fever permanently altered his body, leaving him unable to sleep. Despite trying countless treatments, his insomnia persists after six decades.

Initially, the 80-year-old man hoped his condition would fade, but now it’s a lifelong reality. Considered a medical marvel in his country, experts speculate he might be sleeping in minuscule amounts unknowingly.

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Dr. Vikas Wadhwa from Sleep Services Australia suggests that the 80-year-old man with insomnia might have moments of unconscious sleep during the day, blurring the lines between wakefulness and slumber.

The notion of enduring 60 years without a complete night’s rest appears implausible for most individuals, even with occasional power naps.

Written by Dadadel

Adelaida, the founder of Dadadel Creative, boasts a multifaceted background, blending expertise in software engineering, copywriting, and digital marketing. Prior to establishing her agency, she honed her skills as the former Head of the News Department at a regional media outlet, and also amassing 18 years of experience as a host. She has a penchant for sarcasm, a passion for lifestyle topics, and an undeniable love for cats.

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