Be careful when experiencing excessive daytime sleepiness

Be careful when experiencing excessive daytime sleepiness 4
Be careful when experiencing excessive daytime sleepiness 4

Excessive daytime sleepiness should be considered, especially when common causes such as stress, lack of sleep in the evening or the previous day, and high caffeine intake have been ruled out.

According to doctor Hoang Chau Bao DinhDepartment of Internal Medicine, Neurology Center, Tam Anh General Hospital, Ho Chi Minh City, usually an adult needs 6-8 hours of sleep a day.

Excessive daytime sleepiness can be a common symptom of sleep disorders, including sleep apnea, narcolepsy, insomnia, restless legs syndrome, and circadian rhythm disorders such as

If your doctor suspects these underlying medical conditions are the cause of your sleepiness, he or she may order more in-depth testing.

Frequently sleepy, sleeping too much during the day… are signs that you need to see a doctor.

`Excessive daytime sleepiness is one of the sleep complaints of many people, besides insomnia. Although daily sleepiness significantly affects activities and lives, some people do not consider it

This condition can affect work, school, relationships and daily life, and even cause accidents.

Be careful when experiencing excessive daytime sleepiness

A doctor is examining and consulting patients at Tam Anh Hospital, Ho Chi Minh City.

Doctor Bao Dinh added that before seeing a doctor, it is best for patients to keep a sleep diary for two weeks.

From information and direct examination results, and paraclinical indications, if any, the doctor can determine the cause of excessive daytime sleepiness and provide solutions for improvement.

Mr. Minh

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