Is ADHD the Reason I Sleep Around the Clock?

Q: "I sleep up to 12 hours a night and nap during the day. Is excessive sleeping a symptom of inattentive type ADHD?"
The Experts | posted by Larry Silver, M.D.

A: Your need for more-than-average sleep at night, plus daytime naps, is not the result of ADHD. Something else is going on in your life — perhaps depression or other stresses.

You should see a mental health professional to find the cause.

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