Do you sleep eight hours a night but wake up tired? This creates anxiety in your home? Perhaps you are suffering from hypersomnia. We explain what it is.
It’s 7 o’clock, your alarm is ringing and it’s a panic: you have not opened the eye that you already feel that this day will be long. Very long. You are exhausted. as you go to bed every night before 11 pm and you have eight good hours of sleep under your belt, nothing works: you always feel tired in the morning. According to the British version of Cosmopolitan, it would be hypersomnia. According to Dr. Ramlakhan, the Sleep Specialist interviewed by the magazine, this excessive drowsiness would be characterized by difficulties in waking up in the morning that would naturally trigger anxiety and the inability to think clearly. “Often, the hypersomniac is obsessed with the need to sleep more, when in fact lack of sleep is not the cause of his fatigue,” she explained. a good night’s sleep does not consist of sleeping 7 or 8 hours. ” Oh yes, the most important thing in a night would not be the amount of sleep, but rather its quality.
And hypersomniacs would actually have undiagnosed sleep problems that would prevent them from resting effectively. According to the specialist, the causes are numerous. It could be problems of hypothyroidism that is characterized by a low thyroid, so hormonal problems. Chronic pain may also affect the quality of sleep, as well as breathing difficulties associated with sleep apnea, excessive snoring or nocturnal asthma. Overwork and exhaustion are also, paradoxically, causes of hypersomnia. Similarly, medications such as sleeping pills, antidepressants and antihistamines can affect the quality and habits of sleep. In addition, an unhealthy lifestyle would also cause long-term sleep problems, hence the importance of practicing sports and eating properly. Finally, anxiety and depression would also cause very poor sleep. In short, in this case as for others, it is necessary to contact a specialist to understand the reasons, and especially find a solution to find a good sleep. We wish you a good night’s rest.