Oversleeping is called hypersomnia, or "long sleeping." It's a condition in which you feel excessive sleepiness during the day and may occur even after long periods of sleep.
Long sleepers often find it difficult to wake up to alarm clocks. They may also be difficult to wake by others.
Extreme daytime sleepiness may be a diabetes sign. Too little sleep—or too much—can be tied to problems with blood sugar levels
Research links a number of health conditions that might cause you to oversleep. These include thyroid issues.
While good sleep is essential for a healthy heart, medical issues associated with chronically oversleeping include heart disease, according to a 2018 study.
Apnea, a significant sleep disorder, causes breathing to cease and start. Loud or frequent snoring, unrefreshing sleep.
Oversleeping harms your physical and emotional wellbeing. People with depression are more inclined to oversleep.