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What Is The Best Treatment For Oversleeping
Therapy for sinusitis sometimes. Included allergy meds. Taking it at bedtime but makes me oversleep. Should I go to bed at 7pm when I finish school?
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
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
Sleepiness and meds: Sleepiness is an extremely common side effect of medications. Consistently oversleeping results in a shift of the circadian clock to later hours. This is turn makes it harder to go to sleep in the evening. Reversing this requires consistently getting up and getting light exposure in the morning. In addition, you and your doctor should discuss changing meds, and/or the time at which you take them. ...Read more
Behavior modifying: One place to start is practicing good sleep hygiene. Keep your sleep pattern consistently structured, avoid napping, use bed only for sleep or intimacy, and avoid lying in bed long periods without sleeping. If falling asleep is troublesome because of trouble turning off your thoughts, relaxation and imagery techniques are often helpful. For more help with these make an appointment with a therapist. ...Read more
Sleep problems since: Age 4? A medical evaluation is important. Insure that you use excellent sleep hygiene, 1. Keep a regular bedtime & wakening time (to include weekends). Get up the same time each day, regardless of what time you fell asleep. 2. Make a regular, relaxing bedtime routine. Relaxing rituals prior to bedtime may include a warm bath or shower, aromatherapy, reading, or listening to gentle music. 3. Sleep. ...Read more
See below: Possible delayed sleep phase syndrome with sleep deprivation & poor sleep hygiene. (1) keep same sleep wake cycle 365 days/year (2) adjust sleep cycle to 10pm to 6am slowly (3) wake up same time (eg. 6am) irrespective of time of bed if not working nights (4) avoid caffeine and stimulants after noon (5) daily bm will help with high fiber diet (6) slow deep breathing exercise daily for 20-30 mins. ...Read more
My little sister 3 years old, sleeps at 10 wakes up at 9, is this bad? I think she's oversleeping
Everyday I wake up with severe backache. And if I oversleep, the pain is so much that I can't even stand up. Sleeping on the same mattress. Nothing new?
Back pain: At your age probably muscular, try muscle strengthening exercises, if not better have xray done to rule out back joint problems. ...Read more
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
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
Headache: Perhaps you are grinding your teeth.Get a more detailed answer ›
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