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Why can I only fall sleep during the day?

Why can I only fall sleep during the day?

Improve sleep hygien: Could be many things like insufficient sleep, delayed sleep phase syndrome, drug side effects, rotating work schedule, sleep interruption, depression, chronic pain etc. Try improving the sleep hygiene, same sleep wake cycle, no daytime sleeping, regular exercise, limiting caffeine intake. If still has problem them get more help from our doc to look into other causes. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Have been getting anywhere between 8-10 hours sleep a night but still seem to manage to fall asleep during the day?

Have been getting anywhere between 8-10 hours sleep a night but still seem to manage to fall asleep during the day?

Sleep quality is: important. One POSSIBILITY is sleep apnea. If you have that you will be waking up throughout the night and not knowing it and not getting enough REM (dream) sleep. Please see your doctor. You may also be depressed and a mental health professional can help if that is the case. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Have insomia i get little sleep then if i fall asleep during the day or at night i'll sleep for 10-15 hrs and struggle to get up typical insomia?

Have insomia i get little sleep then if i fall asleep during the day or at night i'll sleep for 10-15 hrs and struggle to get up typical insomia?

Not normal: You are alternating between sleep deprivation and hyper somnolence . You have a seizure disorder. I recommend you see a neurologist who specializes also in sleep medicine to sort out these issues. ...Read more