Daytime sleepiness

Daytime sleepiness is a symptom of a variety of disorders, but can also be caused by very simple non-disease issues. Sleepiness can simply indicate inadequate sleep during the night. Sleep deficiency can arise from a variety of causes, both simple and pathological. The medical description of this symptom is ...

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Causes of Daytime sleepiness

Myth 3: Daytime sleepiness always means a person isn't getting enough sleep. Excessive daytime sleepiness, characterized by a feeling of extreme drowsiness and the urge to fall asleep quickly, can occur even after you have gotten enough sleep at night ...1

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Causes List for Daytime sleepiness

Possible causes of Daytime sleepiness (or similar symptoms) may include:2

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  1. Source: NICHD (NIH): health/ topics/ sleep/ conditioninfo/ Pages/ sleep-myths.aspx
  2. Source: Algorithmically Generated List

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