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Is it Possible to Sleep “Too Much”? (Spoiler: Yes, it is!)

Don’t you wish that sleeping in was an option that wasn’t exclusive to weekends?

After all, what could be more heavenly than snoozing soundly for 10 hours (or more) every day?

Here’s a reality check.

For some people, sleeping 10 to 12 hours isn’t an option – it’s a requirement. Anything less, and they go through their day feeling listless, lethargic and unmotivated to get things done.

Welcome to the world of oversleeping, which happens when a person sleeps more than the recommended seven to nine hours per day.

And it isn’t nearly as shiok as most would imagine.

Oversleeping isn’t heavenly. It’s unhealthy and uncomfortable.

Health experts say that oversleeping is an issue that is associated with a whole set of problems, including increased risks of:

What causes oversleeping?

There are several factors that can cause oversleeping, all of which should be looked into by your family doctor or a specialist. These are some of the more common factors:

Tips for getting a good night’s sleep

Are you forced to sleep over 10 hours a day to feel refreshed? Now that you’ve seen the truth about oversleeping, it’s time to make a change!

The first step to getting your sleeping habits back on track is to get any medical issues out of the way. If you suspect that your oversleeping is a result of a health problem, do visit your family doctor for a check-up.

For everyone else, oversleeping can simply be a symptom of bad habits – and these can (and should) be changed by building healthy sleeping (and waking up) routines.

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