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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Himes
40 years experience Integrative Medicine
Sleep: your nutrition is very important. Eat grass fed beef (once a week), free range chicken, a variety of vegetables and fruits. Exercise: 30 minutes a da ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Van der Werff
38 years experience Dentistry
Need more info: I might suggest seeing a physician or sleep specialist for an evaluation.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Sleep : Too much sleep can make you more tired. It can also lead to increased illness. For example inactivity can lead to obesity and shorten ones life span o ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
Excess night night : Medical conditions such as low thyroid can cause excessive somnolence in an 18 year old. Others are possible as well. Depression is not an uncommon ca ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Sleep: At sixteen it could be because you are still developing and you need it. When people get sick they will get fatigued and need more sleep. Other poss ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Multiple causes: worth checking with your PCP and getting a full physical exam and blood tests, including a mononucleosis and thyroid exam
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
8-10 hrs: however, very often easier said than done. I advise no TV or music at least 2 hours before bedtime, avoiding stimulants, aromatherapy, massage and yes ... Read More
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Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience Sports Medicine
7-9 hours : The average adult needs 7-9 hours each night. Judge your more precise amount based on your falling asleep, waking without alarms and fatigue patterns. ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Sleep: At least 7-8 hrs every night.
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Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience Neurology
For whom? When?: That's like asking, "What kind of clothes should I buy?" There's no 1-size-fits-all answer. Even if you ask "How much sleep is necessary FOR ME?" the ... Read More
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