Hypersomnia is a medical condition which is characterized by excessive sleepiness. People with Hypersomnia have trouble staying awake during the day. These people fall asleep at anytime, for example while working, driving or eating. Symptoms are:
• Excessive sleepiness during day
• Loss of appetite
• Slow speech
• Memory problems
HOW IS HYPERSOMNIA DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of the same is done through blood tests, EEG, CT scan and also a very common kind of sleep test called polysomnography. Based on this treatment is provided.
HOW IS HYPERSOMNIA TREATED?
While narcolepsy drugs and other medication can treat Hypersomnia, but following a regular sleep pattern is the best way to treat this disease.