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How do I stop yawning so much? I already sleep 7 hr a night.

How do I stop yawning so much?  I already sleep 7 hr a night.

Not enough: I don't know how old you are, but if you're yawning a lot, and only getting 7 hours a night, you need more. There are a select few for whom 7 hours is enough, but most need at least 8 if not 10 hours a night. If you're falling asleep the moment your head hits the pillow, you are chronically sleep deprived. ...Read more

Yawning (Definition)

Yawning is opening the mouth semi-voluntarily while taking a long, deep breath of air. It is a type of reflex action controlled by the brain (a person cannot yawn on command). Yawning is normal, and usually due to drowsiness or tiredness. However, excessive yawning that happens much more often than normal may be caused by vagus nerve signals, due ...Read more


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If i follow the same sleeping schedule will i stop yawning?

If i follow the same sleeping schedule will i stop yawning?

Don't know why you: Are yawning. Try using excellent sleep hygiene ; see if it improves. Retire ; rise same time each day. Keep bedroom dark ; cool ; use only for sex ; sleep. Turn off tv. No naps. Exercise regularly but not in late evening. No caffeine for 6 hrs ; no alcohol or tobacco w/i 2 hrs of sleep. Keep dinner moderate sized ; finish at least 2 to 3 hrs before sleep. Try warm milk, chamomile tea or melatonin. ...Read more

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Can yawning all the time even after goids night sleep mean heart disease? I work in the heat im always tired to

Can yawning all the time even after goids night sleep mean heart disease? I work in the heat  im always tired to

No!: Though working in the heat without adequate hydration and ability to cool off and rest may stress you physiologically in ways that you are not directly aware of. ...Read more

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Yawning too much is any symptoms of disease???? I sleep 8-9hr a day and I do exercises also

Yawning too much is any symptoms of disease???? I sleep 8-9hr a day and I do exercises also

Stress?: Perhaps you are under a great deal of stress? Pay attention to your breathing and make sure you take deep breaths from time to time. Good that you are exercising! If you feel you are not getting restful sleep and know if you snore a lot a sleep study may be warranted. ...Read more

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Haven't been getting much sleep lately, noticed white kinda oval area under tongue, got more painful as day went on, hurts when i yawn, sounds like ?

Haven't been getting much sleep lately, noticed white kinda oval area under tongue, got more painful as day went on, hurts when i yawn, sounds like ?

See your family md: Your family md can refer you to an oral specialist or oropharyngeal surgeon if needed. Sounds like an infection and you should be given antibiotics and antiseptic gargles and mouth washes. ...Read more

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Sleep (Definition)

Sleep is a topic that involves concepts such as how long it takes to fall asleep, how many times one wakes up at night, how many hours one sleeps at night, sleep stages, ...Read more