Falling asleep at the wheel

Patient

Q: I have been falling asleep while driving my morning commute (about an hour with no traffic) since October. I go to sleep at 10 pm the latest and wake up at 6ish. I have tried all the little tricks to help keep me awake like blasting music, caffeine, etc but it hasnt helped. Obviously when i stop driving i'm fine bu then I continue to drive and it's the same thing again. Should I be concerned that I have a more serious problem?

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