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Too Much Deep Sleep
Yes: Just as too little sleep is bad for you, too much sleep can be bad for you as well. At your age 9 1/4 hours of sleep are recommended. I am including a link you may be interested in: sleep for teenagers - national sleep foundation www.Sleepfoundation.Org/article/sleep-topics/teens-and-sleep?. ...Read more
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
Normal variation: There is a great deal of variation in the amount of sleep individuals require, including variation by age. If you are able to sleep through the night and wake up feeling rested, sleeping more than you feel is normal may not be a problem. If you are not able to get enough sleep, or feel tired throughout the day, consult a physician as you may not be sleeping well during the night. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it bad to sleep too much? I always find myself napping during the day and sleeping at night for long hours. Can too much sleep be harmful?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It can: Thinking 'too much" on certain topics can make you anxious and lead to insomnia. Some people's minds won't shut off at the end of the day -- they're still worrying about accomplishing tasks or making sure they don't forget something important. It may help to simply write down a list of these things, so your mind will know you have them -- and it doesn't need to keep reminding you! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Glucose (sugar) is regulated by Insulin which lowers glucose. When there is too much glucose in your system your body will try to lower it quickly with Insulin which can then also cause low glucose which your brain also does not like. Best is to aim for moderation, add fiber to your diet, avoid processed foods, soda, etc and get regular exercise as this also helps with insulin/glucose metabolism. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Too much caffeine at one time can introduce a variety of symptoms including increased anxiety and changes in mood. I would consider decreasing your exposure to caffeine to see if that helps although you may have to do it incrementally due to the effects of caffeine withdrawal if you were to stop completely. ...Read more
Slept 13 hours last night woke up 5pm. Too much sleep triggers anxiety with caffeine only less times. Why does this happen when i sleep too many hours?
Take too much melatonin at night, what could happen? I suffer from insomnia. How much melatonin is too much?
Call now: Call 1-800-222-1222 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to reach any poison control center in the United States. You will be connected with an expert who will direct you how to proceed. Please have all product information available when you call. ...Read more