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Is it possible to sleep too much?

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Dr. Ranji Varghese
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
7 doctors agree

In brief: Possibly

We are all built differently but most people require 8 hrs of sleep.
Rarely can adults sleep longer on consecutive days. Some people sleep longer because their brains require this and this may be the sign of a new problem if the requirement for sleep is new and nothing else has changed. Narcolepsy is a good example. If you are now sleeping longer than 9-10hrs, you may want to talk with your doctor.

In brief: Possibly

We are all built differently but most people require 8 hrs of sleep.
Rarely can adults sleep longer on consecutive days. Some people sleep longer because their brains require this and this may be the sign of a new problem if the requirement for sleep is new and nothing else has changed. Narcolepsy is a good example. If you are now sleeping longer than 9-10hrs, you may want to talk with your doctor.
Dr. Ranji Varghese
Dr. Ranji Varghese
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Dr. Ravi Chand
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Sleepiness

Please do a sleep study to rule sleep apnea or sleep related disorders also rule out depresssion also rule out medical causes as well.

In brief: Sleepiness

Please do a sleep study to rule sleep apnea or sleep related disorders also rule out depresssion also rule out medical causes as well.
Dr. Ravi Chand
Dr. Ravi Chand
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