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causes of sleeping a lot

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Dr. Randy Sussmane Stubbs
35 years experience Sleep Medicine
Sleep: Too much or too little of many things can be bad. Studies have shown that too much sleep can be as bad as too little in certain circumstances. How ... Read More
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Dr. Kevin Nasky
16 years experience Psychiatry
Unsure: I'm assuming you're asking about chronic oversleeping, which has been associated with heart disease, diabetes, obesity and shortened life span. Studie ... Read More
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Excessive sleep: excessive sleeping can have many causes for example if there is excess day time sleepiness (or attaches of unresistable sleep), or alteration of the s ... Read More
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Dr. Vythilingam Alagappan
39 years experience Bariatrics
May be tired/sleep : May have sleep apnea May be overworked and exhausted May have underractive thyroid or anemia
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Can't diagnose: These symptoms. However, it is important to have this medically evaluated.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Try these approaches: Sometimes snoring is due to partial obstruction of the airway, which may be due to uvula, and an otolaryngologist can help. Sleep apnea does associat ... Read More
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Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Vomiting: As long as your child has stopped vomiting and is doing well, i would not be concerned. She may have had something that didnt agree with her.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Wilson
21 years experience Sleep Medicine
Several things: Periodic limb movements may be caused by excessive exercise, caffeine/alcohol use, stress, obstructive sleep apnea, medications, etc. Rem sleep behavi ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Celexa (citalopram): In some cases it does, dose dependent.
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Dr. James Marx
48 years experience Pain Management
Needs Med Evaluation: You need medical evaluation to include a thorough history and physical examination, and laboratory testing. There are too many possibilities to specul ... Read More
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Hard to say:: You may need a c-pap adjustment; however, psycho-social issues most certainly can contribute. Please contact your prescribing physician.

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