Doctors for Hypersomnia in Malmaddu, Hubli-Dharwad
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Hypersomnia or excessive sleepiness is a condition that causes a person to feel sleepy throughout the day. As opposed to Insomnia, Hypersomnia causes trouble in staying awake during the day. The major symptoms and signs of Hypersomnia include constant tiredness, low energy, anxiety, loss of appetite, restlessness, and slow thinking or speech.
HOW IS HYPERSOMNIA DIAGNOSED?
The health care practitioner may also order some tests, including blood tests, computed tomography (CT) scans, and a sleep test called polysomnography. In some cases, an additional electroencephalogram (EEG), which measures the electrical activity of the brain, is required.
HOW IS HYPERSOMNIA TREATED?
There are various drugs that treat Hypersomnia. Antidepressants, stimulants, and other medications are commonly prescribed. If any medication that you are already having causes drowsiness, the doctor may ask you to discontinue that. Abstaining from alcohol and caffeine is also important when undergoing treatment for Hypersomnia