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is sleepiness a symptom of sleep deprivation

A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
40 years experience General Practice
Yes: Ongoing sleep deprivation can lead to excessive daytime sleepiness, emotional difficulties, poor job performance and obesity. Sleep deprivation can al ... Read More

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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
29 years experience Cardiology
Breathlessness: Not usually due to sleep deprivation, but there are a number of causes including anemia, allergies, asthma or even sleep apnea. If you are having tr ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Sleep deprivation: Refer to diagram.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Wilson
21 years experience Sleep Medicine
Hyperthyroidism : Hyperthyroidism could. Mania. Some meds. Familial fatal insomnia is ridiculously rare.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes, unfortunately: you want to see a sleep medicine specialist, if you haven't already, you may need intervention, good luck
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Decreased brain: Your brain uses sleep to recover and recharge, so anything your brain does is liable to be off. Attention lags, and the ability to process information ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
Could be: You may have aches and pains, listlessness, decreased concentration when you are deprived of sleep.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety ; v sleep.: To address sleep: retire ; rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark ; cool ; use only for sex ; sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Lack of sleep.: Lack of sleep can lead to v concentration, v effectiveness in learning, fatigue, v concentration, v alertness, & day time sleepiness. Severe sleep de ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Sleep deprivation: Confusion, muscle aches, malaise, hand tremors, depression, hallucinations, headaches, memory lapses, malaise, sensitivity to cold, bags under the eye ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Chest pain: needs to be taken seriously. Please go to your emergency room or see your doctor. What happened at age 13 may be different from age 21. Can be anyt ... Read More
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