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have always just liked to sleep!

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i can sleep all day and then when its time for bed i can sleep some more for as long as i can remember i have been this way i have always just liked to sleep iam 23 now and have 2 kids and i can fall aseep and not wake up tell my husband wakes me up what is wrong with me


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replied March 30th, 2011
Sleep Disorders Answer A21455
Hello.

In routine terms, you seem to be a long sleeper. As long as you don't have any other symptoms suggestive of any psychological or physical problems, this appears to be a sleep disorder. Hypersomnia is a condition which has symptoms similar to yours. You may need to consult a Sleep Specialist or a Physician to start with. You may also be asked to check for Thyroid dysfunction. A low functioning thyroid can make you sleep more.

Hope this helps.

Abhijeet Deshmukh, MD


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