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som·no·lent

(som'nō-lĕnt),
1. Drowsy; sleepy; having an inclination to sleep.
2. In a condition of incomplete sleep; semicomatose.
[L. somnus, sleep]

somnolent

(sŏm′nə-lənt)
adj.
1. Drowsy; sleepy.
2. Inducing or tending to induce sleep; soporific.

som′no·lent·ly adv.

somnolent

[som′nələnt]
Etymology: L, somnolentia, sleepy
1 the condition of being sleepy or drowsy.
2 tending to cause sleepiness. somnolence, n.

som·no·lent

, somnolescent (som'nō-lĕnt, -les'ĕnt)
1. Drowsy; sleepy; inclined to sleep.
2. In a condition of incomplete sleep; semicomatose.
[L. somnus, sleep]

som·no·lent

, somnolescent (som'nō-lĕnt, -les'ĕnt)
1. Drowsy; sleepy; having an inclination to sleep.
2. In a condition of incomplete sleep; semicomatose.
[L. somnus, sleep]

Patient discussion about somnolent

Q. I suffer of lack in energy lately, any advice? I’m 35, usually a strong guy but for the past 3 weeks I’ve been sleeping all day, doing nothing while awake, having no energy to do anything. Any one know a reason or what should I do?

A. Have you tried changing your diet? You may lack of vitamins or other essential materials that can cause drowsiness. Try eating vegetables and fruits. Force yourself to do a daily walk, 25 minutes, that’s all. and could be you got an infection that will take some time…

Q. What can cause chronic fatigue? For the last few weeks I’ve been having this strange fatigue, I sleep 12-14 hours at night (I used to sleep 6-7 hours), and I’m tired all day long. It really bothers me. What can is be?

A. Wow, there are so many…to give you a taste- here is a list. I guess some of them you can rule out pretty easily through checking your habits and other symptoms (if you have any):
http://www.wrongdiagnosis.com/symptoms/fatigue/common.htm

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