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Is It Normal For A 20 Year Old Woman To Sleep An Average Of 10 Hours A Day
I am a 20 year old female currently taking Aleve (naproxen) to help with low back pain. Since I have been taking it, i've been having extreme trouble sleeping. ?
I'm a 20 years old female , I get sleepy very often even though I have enough sleep (more than 8 hours ), may I know why and what can I do?
? sleep disorder: Daytime sleepiness can be due to narcolepsy, or nitetime sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, periodic limb movements, if you have a sleep disorder. In some patients, the sleepy sensation may be associated with fatigue, or exhaustion, and this could be seen with anemias, thyroid problems, and even depression. This should be evaluated, as all of these problems can be fixed. ...Read more
I was sleeping and then my whole body jerked suddenly and woke me up, what is it?
Am 20yr old female, it's happened only occasionally over years.
Very Common : There are hallucinations i.E suddenly falling off the edge of something, more so upon sleeping than upon waking up. They are common with physical fatigue. Perfectly normal and happens to everyone of us on a regualr basis. Do not worry about this. They happen to me too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Im 20 years old and at least twice a week I have a type of sleep paralysis except im not awake. I feel like someone is sitting on me and I can here mumbled voices i? Normally laying on my side and I heard sleep paralysis is when u lay on your back one ti
This is normal: Our bodies become paralyzed during dream sleep. This is to protect us from acting out our dreams. Some people have more dramatic reactions than others, it is normal to have an occasional episode of awareness during this dream state and realizing that you can not move. This usually clears quickly. The condition of narcolepsy can include these episodes as well as sleep attacks during the day. ...Read more
Unnecessary: You don't need a schedule but the sleep requirement is different for everyone. The usual answer is 8 hours but there is a record of a woman that only required 1 hour. Winston churchill, edison and napoleon would sleep in 20 minute naps but they were exceptional people. If you do not get enough sleep you will experience fatigue too easily. ...Read more
? growing?: During the growing years a teen needs 9 or more hours of sleep per 24 hrs. Growth spurts and physically demanding activities can add to the need. Failure to keep up with the sleep requirement can show up in a variety of ways. Poor academic performance in school, sleep walking, etc.Once you quit growing and have a stable schedule you can usually get by on 8. ...Read more
Is sleep apnea a life threatening condition? Can a 20 year old develop it? I do not snore vey loud but feel that I don't rest very well
What is the best vitamins for a 20 year old to take i can't sleep at night what's so ever and i always wake up with a stuffy nose?
Lousy diet: You have a mild form of dysautonomia. The congestion is because of changes in the control mechanisms in the lower brain that affect the balance of the autonomic (automatic) nervous system. Go to my blog entitled "oxygen the spark of life" the latest post is on child abuse but go to earlier posts that explain dysautonomia and its relationship with high calorie malnutrition. ...Read more
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