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How much naptime sleep to avoid fatigue?

How much naptime sleep to avoid fatigue?

Varies: Many people do not feel the need to nap at all during the day. It will help your energy if you use that time to exercise instead. If you do need to nap, however, authorities now believe you can accomplish as much with a "power nap" of 10-15 min. Than with a longer nap that may leave you feeling loggy. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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


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What is the minimum amount of sleep per night to avoid fatigue?

What is the minimum amount of sleep per night to avoid fatigue?

Depends: Americans pride themselves in not sleeping alot but sleep is incredibly important. It is the only time the body is able to restore and rejuvenate itself. The amount of sleep each person requires is different but normal ranges are 7-9. You should feel well rested when you sleep sufficiently and will not need to chug caffeine all day. ...Read more

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What is the minimum amount of sleep per night to avoid symptoms of fatigue during exams?

What is the minimum amount of sleep per night to avoid symptoms of fatigue during exams?

6 hours: Generally regular 7-8 hours of sleep at least 1-2 weeks prior to the exam helps the recall process in exam , avoid fatigue. Less then 4 hours of sleep on night prior to the exam is not good and be avoided if possible. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what is the best ways to avoid body fatigue even with lack of sleep and no exercise?

Can you tell me what is the best ways to avoid body fatigue even with lack of sleep and no exercise?

If you can't: Optimize your sleep and exercise, at least make sure you are eating well and taking measures to minimize your stress as best as possible. And remember, exercise comes in all forms of activity, even if that means just walking more or taking the stairs. ...Read more

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I've felt extremely fatigued for the past couple of days. No matter how much i sleep, it doesn't seem to be enough. Causes?

I've felt extremely fatigued for the past couple of days. No matter how much i sleep, it doesn't seem to be enough. Causes?

OSA: Obstructive sleep apnea is a consideration here. If you snore, feel tired after you sleep enough hours, fall asleep easily in different situations like watching tv, or riding a car; and mostly if this started at a time when you gained some weight, you should ask your dr about a sleep study to rule out osa. That is a very common situation. ...Read more

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What can cause extreme fatigue and weakness, so much you can not function, and have to lay down to sleep, this is not the same as in not enough sleep.

What can cause extreme fatigue and weakness, so much you can not function, and have to lay down to sleep, this is not the same as in not enough sleep.

Narcolepsy: You may be experiencing a disorder called narcolepsy. It is characterized by the sudden onset of the overpowering urge to sleep during the day. See a physician about this matter. ...Read more

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What is sleeping sickness? How do you contract it& how do you treat it? Could it be medication related or just spring tiredness? I'm sleeping so much!

What is sleeping sickness? How do you contract it& how do you treat it? Could it be medication related or just spring tiredness? I'm sleeping so much!

Sleepiness: Having excessive daytime sleepiness could indicate a sleep disorder. It is recommended you consult a sleep physician who can review your history to determine if that is the case or if it's something else. For example, if you also snore, have dry mouth, morning headaches, and/or periodically choke/gasp throughout the night, you may have sleep apnea. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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For what reason wouldn't sleep reduce my tiredness?

Uncertain. : Your quality of sleep may be poor or your quantify of sleep may be inadequate. You could also be suffering from an underlying medical condition which is causing fatigue. Use good sleep hygiene. 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. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Rothman
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