A 29-year-old female asked:
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hi doc.. i want to ask, why do i feel sleepy so much when i have a fever?

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Dr. Zeyad Morcos
21 years experience Neurology
Complex chemistry : In severe, there is complicated interaction between immune signals and "brain chemistry" which indue sleep. There are many good studies about this, such this NIH public access, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2839418/pdf/nihms176842.pdf
Answered on Apr 18, 2019

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