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San Jose, CA
A 33-year-old female asked:

Can anxiety cause sudden sleepiness? i feel tired a lot of the time and ever day for a few hours i fight an overwhelming urge to go to sleep.

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Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 years experience
It is possible: that anxiety could make you withdraw and feel sleepy but there are many organic causes that should be explored first. Make an appointment for an evaluation by a sleep doctor or sleep center near you. Sleep disorders can adversely affect your general health and you wouldn't want it to go untreated.
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Last updated Dec 22, 2018

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