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Does too much sleep make one fat?

Does too much sleep make one fat?

No: Quite the opposite, there are good studies to suggest that people who get adequate amounts of healthy sleep are actually more prone to less obesity. ...Read more

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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


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Can sleeping too much cause fatigue as well as lack of sleep?

Can sleeping too much cause fatigue as well as lack of sleep?

Possibly...: If the sleep you are getting is not 'deep' enough (lacking sufficient delta or slow-wave sleep) you won't necessarily feel rested no matter how long you sleep. Ask someone who would know if you snore and how loud. Sleep disordered breathing can also diminish sleep effectiveness. ...Read more

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Can too much alcohol cause depressed reflexes?

Can too much alcohol cause depressed reflexes?

Yes!: Research have shown that acute alcohol intoxication results in diminished cognitive and psychomotor abilities. More importantly, this results in an increased number of alcohol-related accidents and deaths due to impaired performance of motor tasks such as tracking, and reaction time. Additionally, alcohol use tends to inhibit responses in go/no-go tasks, thereby complicating easier tasks. ...Read more

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Can eating too much protein cause dehydration?

Can eating too much protein cause dehydration?

Diet: Eating too much protein does not cause dehydration per se, however, high protein load can put extra stress on the kidneys and it is important to make sure the person is well hydrated all the time. So drinking plenty of water is important when you are on a high protein diet ...Read more

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Can too much exercise cause hyperthyroidism?

Can too much exercise cause hyperthyroidism?

No: Exercise does not cause thyroid dysfunction. Most common causes are graves' disease (autoimmune), adenomas (benign rumors), and thyroiditis (inflammation). ...Read more

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Could drinking too much caffeine cause prostate problems?

Could drinking too much caffeine cause prostate problems?

Possibly: Caffeine can be an irritant to both the bladder and the prostate. Fortunately, it does not affect most people. ...Read more

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Does thinking too much lead to insomnia?

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 more

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How could too much caffeine kill?

How could too much caffeine kill?

See below: Caffeine is a drug ; although it is present in coffee (among other food products) it should be used cautiously ; in moderation. The exact mechanism is debatable, but large doses of caffeine can cause cardiac arrhythmia leading to cardiac arrest. It is recommended that energy drinks that have excessive caffeine be avoided ; rather try to regularize your sleep so you're not tired in the mornings. ...Read more

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How much magnesium a day? How much is too much? Could magnesium contribute to insomnia if too much is taken?

How much magnesium a day? How much is too much? Could magnesium contribute to insomnia if too much is taken?

Magnesium and sleep: Magnesium (Mg) is found in a variety of foods. If you eat a diverse diet (particularly high fiber foods), you will get plenty of Mg. The body regulates it quite well so unless you take Mg pills, there's no reason to worry about excess. As for sleep, Mg deficiency is associated with insomnia. So getting plenty of Mg from food is a good thing for sleep. Leafy greens, nuts, whole grains, seeds. ...Read more

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Can too much stress cause depression?

Can too much stress cause depression?

Yes: Stress over time, particularly when feeling helpless to control, can develop into depression. Feeling demoralized may be an early sign. Best to learn to manage stress early on. See: http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/GettingHealthy/StressManagement/FourWaystoDealWithStress/Four-Ways-to-Deal-with-Stress_UCM_307996_Article.jsp#.VnaqUVmHsjk I hope this helps. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Does drinking too much caffeine really induce psychiatric conditions?

Does drinking too much caffeine really induce psychiatric conditions?

Usually not: Caffeine has its own intoxication and withdrawal phases. However, inducing psychiatric conditions.... I would say that those persons with pre-existing psychiatric conditions can have elevated symptoms with caffeine overuse/misuse. ...Read more

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Masturbating too much causes tendonitis?

Masturbating too much causes tendonitis?

It could: would suggest strengthening muscles first but you may need other treatments to help as well. ...Read more

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Could sleeping too much cause sore eyes?

Could sleeping too much cause sore eyes?

No: Unless the eyelids weren't completely shut, causing evaporation of the tear film, which can cause dry eye upon awakening. This can make the eyes feel sore. That would probably be the only case. ...Read more

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Does eating too much sweets causes pimples?

Does eating too much sweets causes pimples?

Nope: As much as your parents would want you to believe differently, your acne is more hormonal than anything. The oil in your skin harbors bacteria which causes the small red pustules we call pimples. Keep your skin clean and see your doctor for treatment options. ...Read more

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Can too much caffeine affect hypothyroidism?

Can too much caffeine affect hypothyroidism?

No: Caffeine does not affect ones thyroid level but too much caffeine can cause sc similar to hyperthyroidism like tremors, palpitations, anxiety and insomnia. ...Read more

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Can too much water cause a headache?

Can too much water cause a headache?

Yes.: There is a syndrome known as water intoxification. Athletes who only drink water and no electrolyte replacement after viderous exercise can develop this. Too much water intake dilutes your total body sodium and acts as very low body sodium. Low sodium can swell the brain, cause headaches, seizures, brainstem damage, and even death. ...Read more