A 39-year-old female asked:
Can xtreme stress or after the stress is over lead the person to ve hypersomnia?i don't ve day time sleepiness but need for 10-- 12 hrs sleep
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Dr. Heidi Fowleranswered
Psychiatry 27 years experience
That can occur.: What are you doing to keep stress under control? To address stress:talk about feelings ; address problems. Don't avoid them. Aim for 7.5 - 8 hours of sleep/ night. Daily physical activity is optimal in a green space. Eat healthfully. Cut out junk carbs, caffeine ; alcohol (or moderate). Try qi gong, tai chi, acupuncture, acupressure, homeopathy, meditation, yoga, exercise program ; deep breathing.
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