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Once or twice a week, I will sleep for 16/20 hours despite having usual nightly sleep of 7 hours?
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Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
In brief: 7 hr is wrong
Probably your body needs more than 7 hour of sleep.

In brief: 7 hr is wrong
Probably your body needs more than 7 hour of sleep.
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
Dr. Parham Gharagozlou
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
In brief: It is ok
You are paying off sleep debt.

In brief: It is ok
You are paying off sleep debt.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Patrick Melder
NO THIS IS NOT OK. There may be an underlying sleep disorder/ depression.. please have this checked.
Dr. Vasu Brown
7 hours of effective sleep. I feel exhausted once a week since I work a lot. 7 hours - is it enough?
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