Hypersomnia

Have you ever feel sleepy during the day even though you sleep for eight hours? Or even wake up just to feel tired again from a nap? Then you might have hypersomnia, also known as excessive sleepiness.

 

From Health Line website, here are symptoms of hypersomnia:

  1. Lack of energy
  2. Moody
  3. Anxiety
  4. Decreased appetite
  5. Slow thinking and speaking
  6. Struggling to memorize

 

What is the treatment for hypersomnia?

How hypersomnia is treated depends on the patient. There are stimulants that can be consumed to make people stay awake such as amphetamines, methylphenidate, and modafinil. The stimulant intake means removing nap time from your daily schedule.

 

However, the most crucial treatment is lifestyle changes. Your doctor will advise you to sleep regularly, avoid certain activities, especially around bedtime. Alcohol and drugs are most important to avoid, and a nutritional diet is recommended to maintain stamina naturally.

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