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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. Heidi Fowler
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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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How can I avoid sleeping too much due to depression?

How can I avoid sleeping too much due to depression?

Hypersomnia...: It can be tough! Great question. Often times medication needs to be used and carefully titrated to get you to a place for you feel optimally better. Recommend you work with a doctor who takes their time and is willing to try a number of meds. Most important sleep hygeine rec: find a way to make sure you get up at a set time every day and have a structured day of activities to keep busy. ...Read more

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How can I get help if I have excessive daytime sleepiness?

How can I get help if I have excessive daytime sleepiness?

Talk to Dr.: You should talk to your doctor. Rhey may refer you to a sleep specialist. A sleep specialist may do a series of sleep studies including an overnight study and a nap study. The best thing is to make sure you give them a schedule of how you sleep and all the medications that you're on and your medical history. ...Read more

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I sleep too much. How can I control my sleeping habit?

I sleep too much. How can I control my sleeping habit?

Sleep: You say you sleep too much. How much is too much? Younger people who are in a growth time often do need extra sleep. Parents sometimes do not understand this since they themselves do not need the extra sleep. Your body probably knows just what it needs. Don't worry, you do not have a sleeping 'habit'. It will go away once your body no longer needs it. ...Read more

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I am too dependent on things to help me sleep. What can I do to sleep naturally again?

I am too dependent on things to help me sleep. What can I do to sleep naturally again?

See sleep specialist: Lack of sleep can be detrimental to your health and well being. I would suggest seeing a sleep specialist for a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how much weight can I burn if i walk 2-3 hours everyday?

Can you tell me how much weight can I burn if i walk 2-3 hours everyday?

It depends: The amount of calories you burn walking depends on how much you weigh and how long and how fast you walk. You can find calculators for such activities on the internet, for example: http://caloriesburnedhq.Com/calories-burned-walking/. ...Read more

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Can u tell me what I can do or take to boost my metabolism I have very low energy I am always tried no matter how much sleep I get?

Can u tell me what I can do or take to boost my metabolism I have very low energy I am always tried no matter how much sleep I get?

Low energy: You should see a counselor to see if this is a case of depression, it is very possible, and you may want to see a dietician to see if this a nutritional problem. ...Read more

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I have to much headache , how can I control myself of to much thinking?

I have to much headache , how can I control myself  of to much thinking?

Stress management: I think what you describing is a tension headache. Headaches can be caused by a variety of conditions such as. Migraine. High blood pressure sinusitis and stress. Get evaluated by a physician to rule out those conditions. If your headache is the result of daily stress and thinking too much, try relaxation techniques such as meditation, exercise and yoga. ...Read more

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I don't like sleeping, how many hours can I reduce my sleep to when I do go to sleep and how many hours can I stay awake?

I don't like sleeping, how many hours can I reduce my sleep to when I do go to sleep and how many hours can I stay awake?

At least 6 hours: Ideally you should be sleeping for 8 hours straight on a regular basis. Less than 6 hours of sleep is associated with risk of cardiovascular morbidity. ...Read more

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I'm preg. Can how much i sleep affect the preg/baby? I find that i nap a lot.

Sleep is good: Growing another human in your body requires a lot of energy. You can sleep as much as you want without fear of hurting your pregnancy. Just don't sleep so much that you hurt your job, marriage, or other children. ...Read more

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What can I do to make myself tired, because of fear I can't sleep. My anxiety is just too strong arty night what can I do or take to feel safe?

What can I do to make myself tired, because of fear I can't sleep. My anxiety is just too strong arty night   what can I do or take to feel safe?

Anx & insomnia : It sounds like it's time to schedule a consultation with a psychiatrist who can review effective treatments for anxiety with you. Anxiety treatments include talk therapy (psychotherapy) and medication options. A psychiatrist can review the risks, benefits, and side effects of these with you, and devise a plan to have you feeling better ASAP. in the mean time, am exercise can help sleep & anxiety. ...Read more

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How can I gain weight when I have no appetite? Is there anything I can take to help?

How can I gain weight when I have no appetite? Is there anything I can take to help?

Diagnose first: First make sure that there is no underlying medical issue such as thyroid. When medical is ruled out, then there needs to be counselling help to get through any other issues. Make sure your sense of smell is ok by using a family member to compare a few known smells. If this sense is weak then your appetite can really be damaged. ...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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How much sleep should I be getting each night? And also, what are the symptoms of getting too much sleep and how do they differ from too little sleep?

How much sleep should I be getting each night? And also, what are the symptoms of getting too much sleep and how do they differ from too little sleep?

How much sleep: You should be getting between seven and eight hours of sleep a day. There was not enough room here to answer this but I am referring you to two excellent articles that will review the other questions that you have: www.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/excessive-sleepiness-10/10... www.webmd.com/sleep-disorders/guide/...effects-oversleeping is oversleeping getting in the way of your day? Webmd explains. ...Read more

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I need to stop sweating so much.. How much can a doctor help?

I need to stop sweating so much.. How much can a doctor help?

Sweating: Excessive, pathological sweating in the armpits or of the hands may be helped with Botox injections or in severe cases having a sympathectomy - cutting the sympathetic nerves supplying these sweat glands. ...Read more

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Can i tell me how i can deal with sleep depravation when on a diet?

Can i tell me how i can deal with sleep depravation when on a diet?

Ketone induced : Insomnia is typically brought on when a person is dieting and the brain is switching it's fuel from glucose to ketones. This can induce insomnia. The easiest way would be to make sure you have a healthy snack just prior to going to bed. ...Read more

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I have gained so much weight after marriage. How can i reduce it fastly?

I have gained so much weight after marriage. How can i reduce it fastly?

Lifestyle change...: The only 'fast' way to lose weight is to stop eating. This is not the best for obvious reasons. You didn't gain the weight overnight, you shouldn't expect to lose it any faster than you gained it. Standard advice is to improve the quality and quantity of your food, and become more physically active. The goal should not be to get thin, better to get 'fit'. ...Read more

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