Here Are The Health Implications Of Oversleeping You Need To Know

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We keep hearing all about how sleeping for just a few hours can cause problems for you but what about oversleeping? Does it also affect you negatively? What is your body telling you if you oversleep? Keep reading to find out more.

First of all, if you sleep in during the weekends because you’ve been stressed out during the week, that’s fine. You’re normal and there’s no need to panic.

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Generally, healthy adults get an average of 7 to 9 hours per night of sleep.

The problem is when you sleep for over 8 hours and you still don’t feel like its adequate every single day. Then there’s definitely something wrong somewhere.

For people who suffer from hypersomnia, oversleeping is actually a medical disorder. The condition causes them to suffer from extreme sleepiness throughout the day, which is not usually relieved by napping. It also causes them to sleep for unusually long periods of time at night.

Oversleeping is associated with many health problems, including Type 2 Diabetes, Heart disease, Obesity, Depression, Headaches and a Greater risk of dying from a medical condition.

Obstructive sleep apnea, a disorder that causes people to stop breathing momentarily during sleep, can also lead to an increased need for sleep. That’s because it disrupts the normal sleep cycle.

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Delayed sleep phase syndrome, a disorder in which your biological clock, keeps you up into the dawn making it hard to wake up in the morning.

Fortunately, there are treatments for these problems.

If you think you are an oversleeper, you should go talk to a doctor.

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