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I have way too much sleepiness. How can I reduce sleep?

I have way too much sleepiness. How can I reduce sleep?

Sleep hygiene: Need to get a routine avoid excessive eating or drinking have adequated physical activity don't take drugs. You have to reprogram your sleep wake cycle to meed the needs of your environment. ...Read more

Dr. Marsha Davis
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Drowsiness (Definition)

Being tired is common during pregnancy, especially in the first few months and then towards the end. Exercise, rest, and proper diet all may reduce the degree of tiredness that you feel. It may help to take ...Read more


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I have way too much sleep. How can I reduce sleep but not be sleepy either?

I have way too much sleep. How can I reduce sleep but not be sleepy either?

Slowly and: Progressively. The amount is sleep each person needs is quite individual. You are very likely getting the specific amount of sleep your body needs. There are many adults who need 9-10 hours of sleep to be able to function optimally. There are societal bragging rights to getting only 4 hours sleep per day. Don't let them fool you. Ask your doctor or see a sleep specialist about adjusting. ...Read more

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I am too sleepy every time I want to be in bed what can I do to reduce my sleeping?

I am too sleepy every time I want to be in bed what can I do to reduce my sleeping?

Sleep disorder: Worthwhile to investigate whether you have a sleep disorder such as narcolepsy or sleep apnea, but you may be having reaction to medication, possible anemia, or thyroid disorder. Easy to sort out. Have your physician get involved. ...Read more

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It's exam time, but i'm too sleepy every time i want to be in bed what can I do to reduce my sleeping?

It's exam time, but i'm too sleepy every time i want to be in bed what can I do to reduce my sleeping?

Well , here's the: Thing about restricting your sleep - you may have poorer concentration and focus if you are sleep deprived. In other words, you might be able to squeeze in more study time but it may be poorer quality study. ...Read more

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What's a good way to get more sleep and not be sleepy the next day?

Use good sleep: Hygiene. 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime many include a warm bath or shower, aroma therapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep in a dark, quiet, cool room on comfortable mattress & pillows. ...Read more

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How much amount of sleep is normal? I can sleep for 10 hours straight and still feel sleepy after that

How much amount of sleep is normal? I can sleep for 10 hours straight and still feel sleepy after that

Varies: Sleep needs can vary per person and per season. However, for a 42 year old it seems that 10 hours and still feeling tired is too much. Your quality of sleep may not be good - sleep apnea? restless legs? Do you snore? Hypothyroidism and depression can also contribute to tiredness. I would rule these issues out with your MD. ...Read more

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I sometimes feel tired and sleepy when studying.I already sleep six hours a day. Do I need to exercise or do something? how much time is proper?thanks

I sometimes feel tired and sleepy when studying.I already sleep six hours a day. Do I need to exercise or do something? how much time is proper?thanks

Six hours of sleep: nightly is not a lot of sleep for a 17 y.o. Try for one or two hours more. Take a brief stretch break every one to one and one-half hours when studying. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How to stop sleeping too much?I have this problem since 2 or 3 years, all the time i feel sleepy!

How to stop sleeping too much?I have this problem since 2 or 3 years, all the time i feel sleepy!

Sleepy: You should have a sleep test done by a sleep phycisian to figure out your problem. It may be an airway issue, it could be allergies, could be thyroid so i would suggest getting tested. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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


Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
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Sleepiness (Definition)

Somnolence is a condition of drowsiness and is a symptom associated with many conditions including sleep apnea, ...Read more