A 17-year-old female asked:
I've been sleeping 8 hrs, go to school yet when i want to take an hour nap i end up sleeping again 8 hrs straight without waking up in between. help?
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Dr. Bernard Seifanswered
Clinical Psychology 42 years experience
Sleep: Lots of possibilities. Are you sleeping soundly? Are you on medication? How is your diet and exercise? Please see your doc to identify or rule out hormonal issues such as thyroid. Peace and good health.
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