Drowsiness is the term used to describe the feeling of being extremely sleepy especially during the day. This feeling can be caused by certain medications such as tranquilizers and sleeping pills. Sleep disorders such as narcolepsy and sleep apnea and diseases such as diabetes can also cause drowsiness.
HOW IS DROWSINESS DIAGNOSED?
Sleep studies and tests such as blood test and urine test could help a general physician or somnologist understand the causes of this disorder.
HOW IS DROWSINESS TREATED?
The treatment prescribed to patients would depend on the cause of this symptom.
DID YOU KNOW?
Drowsiness may also be an indication of a sleep disorder