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Oversleeping = day long headaches, different from my migraines. Throb from base of skull into temples. Worse sitting, bending over, lying down. DDX?
The medical term is cephalalgia. It is a feeling of pain that can occur on either both sides or just one side of the head or neck. Headaches can be sharp, dull, or throbbing, and can radiate to different areas of the head. They typically last less than an hour but can ...Read more
5 hrs sleep= easy to wake but not refreshed. 7+= headaches, oversleeping, coma like. Worse with Trileptal (for bipolar). Blood sugar crashing @ night?
Blood sugar: Possible. One quick way to tell - don't eat any refined carbs (bread, regular potatoes, etc.) for dinner. At bedtime, have a snack of some celery and peanut butter. The peanut butter "burns slowly" in your body. If you feel better in the A.M. - that was it! You should also have a fasting Insulin checked in the A.M. To see if you are "hyperinsulinemic." that could mimic what you describe. ...Read more
Headache: Perhaps you are grinding your teeth.Get a more detailed answer ›
Headache from: Oversleeping is a symptom, not the real issue. Please see your doc to find out why you are oversleeping. It may be physical or psychological in origin. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I feel weird, headaches, drowsiness, and oversleeping. What causes this? I do take a 40MG Celexa (citalopram) been on it for 4 weeks
Can oversleeping make you feel groggy/dizzy/headache/spacey? I slept 11 hours last night and now that I'm awake I feel icky and a bit derealization.
1 week ago I had low back, stomach, chest heaviness. Now I only have chest heaviness. Headache too now/oversleeping as well. Not preg/maybe medicine?
Need more info: You did not list your current medications so don't know if they are causing your symptoms. When was last menses? what type of birth control do you use? What other symptoms are you having? Any fever? any nausea or vomiting or diarrhea? Are you a smoker? Are you having unprotected sex? In order to help you, need more information, Recommend see MD for evaluation and workup ...Read more
~once monthly I'm uber tired and oversleep, awakening w/awful, throbbing headache @back of skull. Worse lying down or moving around. Is this migraine?
Regulate schedule: Work on regulating your sleep schedule. Rise at the same time and sleep at the same time. Limit naps to 20 minutes. You can take a non steroid antiinflammatory as needed for a daytime headache, just keep in mind that rebound headaches can occur with this if used chronically! ...Read more
See your doctor: Having recurring illness is troubling. In order to achieve a specific and correct doagnosis with symptoms like this, you'll need to visit your doctor. Only after a face-to-face evaluation will he/she be able to properly diagnose and treat you. ...Read more
I always had headache after sleeping too much on the weekend. And also during sleep I always grind my teeth. Is it normal?
Options: Do you also grind your teeth at night? Clenching occurs during the day. A lot depends on the the history and diagnosis that you have received for your tmj/tmd. An oral mouthpiece may be indicated, but there are many types and often are constructed based upon diagnosis. ...Read more
Worse health: Most people need 7-8 hours of sleep (some need up to 9 and some may get by with 6). Spending more time in bed makes it harder to fall asleep and stay asleep, may make you more tired, and there is evidence that people who spend too much or too little time in bed are less healthy and have higher death rates. There are some disorders (such as idiopathic hypersomnia) that increase need for sleep. ...Read more
Sure Seems to..: Maybe, although I don't know why. When I oversleep, I do not feel refreshed. Why does one oversleep? Maybe body is fighting an infection starting. Not aware of any literature on this, but I sure can relate some days! ...Read more
Yes!: Sleep is the nurse of all creatures. During sleep we rejuvenate and regenerate our physiology. However, oversleep is detrimental for emotional, physical and mental health. Oversleep is often a symptom of depression. Oversleep causes a heaviness in the mind-body and interferes with our vitality. ...Read more
I do bed wet and I don't know how to stop it I Think it's oversleeping butdon't know how to overcome it?
Evaluation: Please let your parents know so that your physician can help to determine the cause. ...Read more
What should I do to decrease my unusual & oversleep? As I'm feeling very much sleepy while doing my studies
Find out why: First, you should be sure that what you think is "oversleep" isn't actually just normal levels of sleep. At 18 years old, the body and brain needs lots and lots of sleep. The most common cause of sleepiness is simply not getting enough sleep. If you are sure you're getting enough sleep, then be sure you don't have obstructive sleep apnea. ...Read more