Alex Kuhic



Margaret Ruecker asked in Sleep and Circadian Rhythm, Health

Why does oversleeping make me feel tired?

Alex Kuhic
Assuming oversleeping isn't a chronic issue, the fatigue you experience after sleeping in likely has to do with the disruption of your sleep cycle. Internal and external factors work to set your sleep cycle (or circadian rhythm), and when you break that rhythm, you're left feeling tired and out of whack. You should also consider your recent sleep history—if you're in "sleep debt," a one-night sleep explosion to get you square with the sleep bank...