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A 20-year-old male asked:

I feel drowsy however much sleep i get . also throught the day i feel my head tense and i cannot relax . what could the problems revield by tests ?

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Dr. Michael Nelson
Neurology 23 years experience
Many possibilities: There are a lot of potential causes of your symptoms. It can vary from simple stress to sleep apnea. Because sleep is very important, you should see your doctor for these issues.
Dr. Hanul Bhandari
Sleep Medicine 13 years experience
See below: Agree with dr. Nelson. It is recommended you see your doctor about these issues. In the mean time try to improve your sleep hygiene. Regularize and consolidate your sleep, even on the weekends. Avoid bright lights, electronics, large meals, vigorous exercise, caffeine, and alcohol near bedtime. Keep a log of your sleep times. Minimize stressors. Use your bed only for sleeping. Hope that helps!

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