The Adverse Impacts of Oversleeping
TIMESINDONESIA, JAKARTA – Sleep is important to keep our body healthy and fit. It is recommended for you to get sufficient time to sleep. On the contrary, oversleeping or hypersomnia is considered a medical disorder that may cause extreme drowsiness all day long. For this reason, people with this habit tend to sleep for an extended period at night.
Most people with hypersomnia also suffer from anxiety, fatigue, and reduced memory capability. Furthermore, according to KlikDokter, there are also other adverse impacts of oversleeping.
1. Increased risk of Diabetes Mellitus
Similar to the adverse impact you get from lack of sleep, the oversleeping habit can also increase the risk of diabetes mellitus. This medical condition occurs when the body can no longer produce enough amount of insulin, which makes the level of blood sugar tends to be high.
Too much sleep may also cause body weight gain. If it occurs continuously for a long period of time, this bad habit will make you overweight or obese.
People who tend to suffer from headaches may find that the habit of oversleeping during the weekends can induce a head-splitting headache. Studies find that too much sleep gives an adverse impact on a certain neurotransmitter in the brain, including serotonin.
Moreover, too much Sleep is not a good habit after all. If it occurs repeatedly, it may also cause back pains, heart diseases, depression, sleep apnea, and even premature mortality due to fatal disorders in the body. (*)
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