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(HealthDay News) -- If you spend most days trying to keep your eyes open, you may have a deeper problem than ordinary lack of sleep.
The National Sleep Foundation mentions these possible causes of excessive sleepiness:
Self-imposed sleep deprivation.
Performing shift work, causing you to sleep during the day and work at night.
Sleep disorders, such as sleep apnea.
Other disorders, such as insomnia, narcolepsy or restless leg syndrome.
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