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First of all, teenagers need more sleep than people realized in the's due in part to those growth spurts, grin.

But sleeping 10-12 hours a day and still experiencing fatigue suggests a sleep disorder....I prefer to call them sleep conditions as the word "disorder" seems to scare people more than necessary.

You might want to do some reading about sleep apnea, as it is a very common sleep problem and is very treatable/curable.

There are some "self quizzes" for sleep disorders...some measure fattigue, others measure quality of life issues, etc. Keep in mind these quizzes will not diagnose a disorder...but should give you some idea if you should see a sleep specialist who could evaluate your condition.

Take care and let us know how you do.


Sleep apnea is a very common conditon and many young men have might start your reading there...

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