Is It Possible To Sleep Too Much?

Is It Possible To Sleep Too Much?

According to my sleep study... I go into REM sleep approximately 3-5 seconds after stage 1 sleep. I rarely go into stage 4 sleep and if I do it isn't for long. It's hard to get through a day, even with tons of naps, when your brain never goes through the process of restoring energy and brain tissue growth and repair. So yes I sleep too much but none of it actually helps me feel that much better.

Our readers have found this infographic helpful: Learn about the different stages of sleep and how your sleep is affecting your health. Click the photo twice to read the article!

It's a little hard to believe there's such a thing as sleeping too much, since so many of us feel like it's a struggle to even get barely enough.  But it's true: You can overdo it on sleep.  While it's tough to pinpoint the "just right"...

7 Health Risks Of Sleeping Too Much

Getting a good night's sleep is hard enough without all the conflicting, confusing, sometimes flat-out incorrect information out there. But grab a face mask and a soft pillow: Here, we clear up the most common misconceptions so you can rest easy.

Are you a concerned parent who worries when your teenager sleeps the weekend away?  Are you a teenager who just wants some extra shut eye?  New research suggests that while adults feel worse when they sleep too much, teenagers actually feel better!   Thanks to Smithsonian Magazine for sharing!  #AmyPoehlerSmartGirls

Why Adults Scorn Teens For Sleeping Too Much

New research suggests that oversleeping makes teen feels better, and adults feel worse

You CAN actually get too MUCH sleep.  Find out the health risks.

7 Health Risks Of Sleeping Too Much

Did you know the more you worry about not sleeping the less likely you are to get a good night’s sleep?

3 Ways That Sleeping Too Much May be Diminishing Your Quality of Life

3 Ways That Sleeping Too Much May be Diminishing Your Quality of Life The amount of sleep that you need to function effectively and successfully each day…

Science Says Napping Is Good For Your Health - And Here's Why

Napping Is Good For You Says Science

This chart shows a recommendation of how much sleep different age ranges need to be effective. (Voici le temps de sommeil parfait pour chaque tranche d’âge)

Seniors who regularly sleep more than eight hours had a 46 percent increased risk of stroke compared to those who sleep between six and eight hours per night. http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2015/12/10/dangers-sleeping-too-much.aspx

The Dangers of Sleeping Too Much / Seniors who regularly sleep more than eight hours had a 46 percent increased risk of stroke compared to those who sleep between six and eight hours per night.

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