daytime drowsiness


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daytime drowsiness

Drowsiness occurring during the day rather than just before normal bedtime. It may have many causes, including insomnia and other sleep disturbances, anxiety, overwork, or the effects of prescribed or abused drugs.
See also: drowsiness
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