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Posted by: John Wayne | 2009/06/23

Insomnia

I dont have too much difficulty falling asleep, but i seem to be tired as i wake up every morning, by 10am im exhausted and when i get home from work, i am back in bed by 8 - 9 pm. this cannot be normal!! please advise.

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There are a few causes of excessive daytime sleepiness in the presence of apparently normal sleep. The issue is usually one of quality of sleep, in other words, when you are sleeping, it is not restorative.

This can be tested at a sleep laboratory, and, if the cause is found, can almost always be effectively treated.

You're correct - it is not right.

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