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Causes of sleeping a lot

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Sussmane Stubbs
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine 36 years experience
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
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nasky
Psychiatry 17 years experience
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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
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
Dr. Mark Birnbach
Cosmetic Dentistry 49 years experience
Snoring remedies: If you are overweight, losing weight not only reduces pressure on the airways, the tongue shrinks in size, further opening the airway. Don't sleep on... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
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.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Wilson
Sleep Medicine 22 years experience
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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Celexa (citalopram): In some cases it does, dose dependent.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Marx
Pain Management 49 years experience
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
A female asked:
Dr. Peter Forster
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Hibernation: First you have to realize that many of us are built to have a mild hibernation in the winter. In other words, we slow down, eat more, our sleep is a b... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Hard to say:: You may need a c-pap adjustment; however, psycho-social issues most certainly can contribute. Please contact your prescribing physician.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Highly unusual: I suspect that you may suffering from reflux. Need to see your doctor about this. In the meanwhile, trying sleeping on a 4-6 inch wedge to keep you... Read More
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