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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Francine Mosley
19 years experience General Practice
Depends on why...: You're sleeping too much. If you are just choosing to sleep a lot because you wanna be lazy, you'll be more hungry when you wake up. If you aren't cho ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
44 years experience Dentistry
Doubtful: I have never heard of this correlation, but i guess brain performance could be slowed if the sleep interferes with brain stimulation, including learni ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Hard to say: Perhaps the first question is "how many hrs are you sleeping daily?" many normal adolescents sleep in very long durations, as they grow, and this is ... Read More
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Yes: You can get bedsores, be physically deonditioned, develop pneumonia or blood clots in legs. So how long is too long for sleep? If you need a certain a ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Weiner
41 years experience Psychiatry
It depends: It depends on may things: 1) what do you mean by too much? 2) how does sleeping interfere with your life? 3) what is causing the increased sleep [eg, ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benson Yu
Dr. Benson Yu answered
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Sleeping too much: Sleeping too much can cause you more sleepy average amount of sleep is 8 hours for an adult. Of course the quality of the sleep also counts. If you h ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. K. Olson
Dr. K. Olson answered
38 years experience Psychiatry
Is it restorative?: If you wake up and it is next year. If on awakening you continue to not feel rested - that is one critical feature. Sleeping more than10 hours a nigh ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
29 years experience Clinical Psychology
Too much?: If you're actually sleeping too much, I am curious about what you mean. What is too much? Too much for what? "hypersomnia" can indicate the presenc ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Sleeping too much: Sleeping too much = hypersomnia = increased amount of sleep (to an undesired amount). This can include lengthy nighttime sleep, daytime sleep that ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Sleeping too much: Everyone has different requirements for sleep. However if your roommate is sleepy more than usual, seems more withdrawn, other things may be going on ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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No: Only if there are bed bugs on what you are sleeping on. Or if you have an allergy to something in the bedding.

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