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im more tired when i get more sleep??

usually i only get about 6 hours of sleep at night, but last night i got like 8 to 9 hours and when i woke up i was EXTREMELY tired. why is this?

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Asked by exxOHjackie at 12:41 PM on May. 13, 2009 in Health

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  • I'm like that too when I get too much sleep usually more than eight hours, don't know why though.

    Answer by Tarabella at 12:43 PM on May. 13, 2009

  • its cause your body had adapted to one type of sleep pattern and when you oversleep your body goes wait a minute this isnt right need to adapt well why adapting it tires the body

    Answer by preggoinmn at 12:46 PM on May. 13, 2009

  • It's because your oversleeping, the doctor told me not to do this because it can cause head aches. Try to sleep the same amount of time every night so your body is ok and well rested.

    Answer by VasquezFamily at 12:49 PM on May. 13, 2009

  • You're not following your normal REM cycle. Throughout the night, your brain goes through patterns of different activity and gives off different brain waves. If you sleep past when you would normally wake up, you may end up waking up during brain activity that characteristically causes people to feel tired.

    Answer by NovemberLove at 12:56 PM on May. 13, 2009

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