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I had a nap this afternoon and as i tried to wake up my mind was half awake and telling me to wake up and i would try to open my eyes but could not. It felt as if i were in a coma i just could not wake up no matter how hard i tried. Any Ideas here, its happening more and more frequently?
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Hello and hope you are doing well.

It could just be that you are tired and need more sleep. Just give yourself more time to sleep/rest. If the symptoms still do not resolve, then you have to get assessed for sleep disorders. Certain sleep disorders like obstructive sleep apnea can cause disturbed sleep and hence the need to sleep more. And others like narcolepsy can cause excessive sleepiness per say.

If it persists or is troublesome consult your doctor for assessment.

Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
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