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Why do I eat and sleep all day?

Why do I eat and sleep all day?

Probably depression: Depressed people can have a more agitated type of depression where sleep is poor, anxiety is high & appetite poor, or the opposite may occur where they sleep all the time & eating is a compulsion that has nothing to do with appetite (or hunger for that matter). Obviously there are various combinations of the two. Is sleep and eating an escape or substitute for something missing? See your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. David May
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15 months old with fever since yesterday 38-39 too much and too thick saliva didnt eat anything today and want to sleep all day?

15 months old with fever since yesterday 38-39 too much and too thick saliva didnt eat anything today and want to sleep all day?

Fever: Your child should be seen ASAP. Wanting to sleep, high temp and not eating are signs that your child should be examined ...Read more

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I'm 5w5d why do I just want to sleep?! All day and everyday

I'm 5w5d why do I just want to sleep?! All day and everyday

Need a check up: At age of 22 years you just want to sleep day and night I suggest you make an appointment with your Family Doctor and get complete check up done including blood and urine test to find out if there is a medical problem ...Read more

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Why i sleep all day and stay mad when I wake up and let everybody get to me?

Why i sleep all day and stay mad when I wake up and let everybody get to me?

That is two question: Sleep is part habit, part biologic, and part escape. When do you go to bed? The average person sleeps 6-7 hours daily. Do you nap? I wonder about depression, Satisfaction with your life. Why you are mad at people. There are certainly some emotional problems here that you may be dealing with by sleeping all day. You probably need some help more than a quick 400 word answer. ...Read more

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Does anyone else stay up all night and sleep all day? Am I the only nocturnal one?

Does anyone else stay up all night and sleep all day?  Am I the only nocturnal one?

Night-shift-workers: Often, working adults prefer to sleep at night, but night-shift workers don't have that luxury, so they sleep during the day. As long as you get adequate sleep, average 8hours, it does not really matter when you sleep. If u sleep all day, u don't need to sleep during night--you can train your body to reverse this. It will take time, but very doable. If having problems, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can be done with someone who just wants to sleep all day? He is a 40 year old man and has no desire to do anything or be around people

What can be done with someone who just wants to sleep all day? He is a 40 year old man and has no desire to do anything or be around people

See a doctor : This can be a symptom of Depression. However, other medical conditions need to be excluded. He will need to see his doctor for a history, physical exam, and possibly lab tests. The differential diagnosis is quite broad and more information is needed to pinpoint what is wrong. I recommend that he see his doctor so that a plan of care can be implemented in the hope of an improved quality of life. ...Read more

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I cannot sleep at night but sleep all day, what should I do?

I cannot sleep at night but sleep all day, what should I do?

You may have to : force yourself not to sleep during the day to help reset your clock so that you will be able to sleep at night. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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