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I'm suffering from excessive sleep. I can't control. please suggest me tips to recover from this habit?
Sleepiness Risks: Chronic sleepiness lessens the enjoyment you get out of each day, reduces the energy available to accomplish what you need to do, and poses serious risks when driving or operating machinery or looking after children. The most common cause is mild depression. Other causes include insomnia, low thyroid hormone, and sleep apnea (with loud snoring and pauses in breathing at night). See your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What causes excessive sleeping?i slept 23 h then woke up tired/having urge to sleep more,I sleep most of the day,is that normal?
I sleep for almost 10 hours daily on weekdays and for almost 15 hours on weekends. What are the effects of excessive sleeping on my health.
Deconditioning: The more time you spend in bed, the less time you spend in your daily activity. The results can be weight gain, loss of muscle mass, abnormalities in your blood sugar and blood fats, poor cardiovascular fitness. The list goes on and on. What I would want to know is, why do you need so much sleep? It's important that you find out. ...Read more
Excessive sleep. Psg/mslt tests; awaiting result. Mslt sleep occurred at: 10am (3.5 min), 12pm (4 min), 2pm (4 min), 4pm (12 min), 6pm (none). Ideas?
Yes: Several of my patients have dealt w/ that and say it can be the only way to get a break from pain. Some have been able to switch to periods of Mindfullness Meditation to obtain the break. It's a real challenge and you should have an excellent psychotherapist to work with along w/ whatever medications are needed. OCD specialists are not common but can be worth the effort to find. Get references! ...Read more
My 3 year old daughter keeps complaining of her eyes hurting. Excessive sleeping. What is wrong with her?
If Tramadol 50mg 3x a day causing excessive sleep to control bone mets, is there medicine to counter the effect?
2yr old female cranky, excessive sleeping, not eating or drinking hardly. No fever but feels hot. Should she go into er?
Nauseous for weeks, excessive sleeping, decreased appetite. Negative home preg test. I'm 130 lbs. Worked nights over year, never this tired before.
Is excessive sleep in an 80 years old a warning sign for a stroke? Given that we have high INR level? And trying to maintain it using coumadin (warfarin).
No.: Stroke does not have warning signs except for transient neurologic symptoms which are only recognized as transient in retrospect. Sleeping is not a warning sign nor is it associated with elevated inr. You should have had a frank discussion with your provider about the risks and benefits of Coumadin (warfarin) therapy using the chadsvasc and possibly hasbled scoring systems. ...Read more
Elderly dementia male excessive sleeping, no breakfast or lunch, losing weight. Drank 32 oz milkshake, 1/2 sandwich, little soup, water. Enuf food?
Poor nutrition in: the diet you mention, not the amount that is the real issue. Please see a nutritionist who can help you create a good food plan. Every meal needs to contain protein, fats, and carbs. Lots of good fats helpful to the brain. These are things like olive oil, coconut oil. Check w/doc first. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Wet cough that's been lingering in almost 4 month baby for weeks. Previously had RSV(hospitalized). Lethargic, fussy, and excessive sleeping. Concern?
Elderly pt w/broken knee cap. Sleeping excessively at SNF. Can use of pain killers cause excessive sleep? If so, what kind of pain killers are it?
Pain relievers: There are several common types of pain killers, ranging from acetaminophen/paracetamol to NSAIDs to tramadol to opioids. Side effects of the last 2 include sedation & sleepiness. Plus death in overdose. Acetaminophen can be bad for liver in excess while NSAIDs are worrisome for kidney disease & stomach ulcers. Best to discuss w/patient's doctor. ...Read more
Migraine with lethargy, excessive sleeping, neck pain, and have NO energy. Different from other migraines. What is this?
It is migraine: a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Headache, vertigo, visual disturbances nausea, vomiting, sensitivity to light or sound, dizziness, neck pain, stomach nose bleeding and parasthesias are common symptoms. This condition must be professionally managed. Rec.: see an orofacial pain or headache specialist for evaluation to avoid unnecessary future pain and suffering. ...Read more
Elderly dementia pt not excessively sleeping prior to going to a SNF but now is. Reasons? Had surgery for broken knee cap. On pain killers.
Discuss w/attending: Chat w/attending physician & express your concerns about change in status. Review medications looking for ones that show up on Beers list (https://www.scanhealthplan.com/media/1743/printablebeerspocketcard.pdf) - excess opioids can cause confusion & sedation. Review labs. Since knee caps don't typically break spontaneously but as result of trauma, consider repeat head CT for subdural hematoma ...Read more
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