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What are the hazards of daily oversleeping to our mental health?

What are the hazards of daily oversleeping to our mental health?

JOBLESS AND CAR DISA: It is important that excess sleep be very aggressively studied by labs such as ecp, vegf, vit d, il-6, il-1b, free t3, (liothyronine) Dht and free testosterone. Infections and many disorders can be a cause, and I have free books on some of these causes. You cannot function in school, in the work place or as a parent if you are sleepy. You could fail a dui and end up in jail since sleepy people look drugged.. ...Read more

Mental Health (Definition)

Mental health refers to the complex neuro-physiological state of well-being that is often observed and experienced through emotional, psychological, and social aspects of behavior. A combination of genetics and family history, culture and life experiences, and physiological health factors are all factors that contribute to one's experience of mental health. Unfortunately, the general term of mental health is often stigmatized and perceived as a negative; however, mental health includes positive aspects of health and well-being, including one's resilience, adaptability, and ability to ...Read more


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Is oversleeping bad for your emotional, physical or mental health?

Is oversleeping bad for your emotional, physical or mental health?

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

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What are the hazards of oversleeping ?

What are the hazards of oversleeping ?

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

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What causes oversleeping?

Many things: Not getting enough sleep, medication, obstructive sleep apnea, idiopathic hypersomnia, delayed sleep phase syndrome, as well as many other things. A two week sleep diary can be quite helpful. There are several available online-i'm partial to one from the aasm. ...Read more

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How to stop oversleeping on day off?

Oversleeping: It is best to remain in your same routine. Set your alarm for the same time, get up and shower and eat breakfast at the same time. Begin your day as if it were a work day. You should be able to accomplish more on your day off. ...Read more

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Is oversleeping actually bad for you?

Is oversleeping actually bad for you?

Sleep disorders: Long sleep is associated with more health problems and may be partly due to sleep disorders. ...Read more

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When is it considered "oversleeping"?

When is it considered "oversleeping"?

Oversleeping: When you sleep more than the average time you need to feel refreshed and functional. ...Read more

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How do you know if you're oversleeping?

Are you withdrawing: or avoiding social situations, work, dealing w/decisions, etc. by staying in bed? See your doc to rule out medical conditions and then a mental health professional. Avoid reliance on stimulants. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How to stop oversleeping on the weekends?

How to stop oversleeping on the weekends?

Over sleeping: Week end over sleeping is commonly related to sleep debt from preceding days or to circadian rhythm. ...Read more

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Sleeping Too Much (Definition)

Oversleeping is a symptom in which one sleeps more than average and does not feel rested upon awaking. It can be due to a number of physical and mental health issues such as ...Read more