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progressoid

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3. This afternoon I read about a woman with Idiopathic hypersomnia
Mon Apr 15, 2024, 06:06 PM
Apr 15

Idiopathic hypersomnia is an uncommon sleep disorder that causes you to be very sleepy during the day even after a full night of good sleep. Its cause is unknown. It also often causes difficulty waking up after you've been asleep. If you take a nap, you generally don't feel refreshed and you may wake up confused and disoriented.

The need to sleep can strike at any time, including when you're driving a car or working, which makes idiopathic hypersomnia potentially dangerous.

The condition often develops gradually. Diagnosing idiopathic hypersomnia requires ruling out more-common sleep disorders. The aim of treatment is to control symptoms with medication.

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hypersomnia/symptoms-causes/syc-20362332

not if your brain is running rampid all night. AllaN01Bear Apr 15 #1
Rampant. Get more sleep. nt Xipe Totec Apr 15 #12
Interesting..thx Demovictory9 Apr 15 #2
This afternoon I read about a woman with Idiopathic hypersomnia progressoid Apr 15 #3
Interesting. Susan Calvin Apr 15 #10
This podcast talks about that a bit. progressoid Apr 16 #22
I've been checking into this, slightlv Apr 15 #11
Here's the article. I read it at my neurologist's office. progressoid Apr 16 #21
Hypothyroidism (underdactive thyroid gland) causes wnylib Apr 15 #16
My pulmonologist tells me I have sleep apnea Bayard Apr 16 #27
maybe sleeping in court.... bahboo Apr 15 #4
Are you kidding? If sleep flushes out all the junk, bhikkhu Apr 15 #7
So give Trump sleeping tablets to get rid of the wnylib Apr 15 #17
We evolved over eons to sleep when it is dark. Sky Jewels Apr 15 #5
I think that you have made a very reasonable observation. 70sEraVet Apr 15 #8
It was common in the middle ages for people to sleep in two parts. meadowlander Apr 15 #14
Yes! My husband was telling me about that. Sky Jewels Apr 15 #19
Thanks. So true! With one exception: there will never be enough sleep to flush the junk out of Trump's brain. ancianita Apr 15 #6
Beat me to it. nt Richard D Apr 15 #9
His brain is of the "low flow" ilk. Buns_of_Fire Apr 16 #28
Amen. He can also ancianita Apr 16 #29
Coventina......... Upthevibe Apr 15 #13
Glad you enjoyed the post! Coventina Apr 15 #20
I have had what my "industrial strength insomnia". BigmanPigman Apr 15 #15
I am the same way, and so is my adult daughter. Silver Gaia Apr 16 #23
Take out the trash, organize files etc. nt cliffside Apr 15 #18
i read a report a while back that during rem sleep, spinal fluid circulates quickly. mopinko Apr 16 #24
I completely agree. BadGimp Apr 16 #25
imma take a nap prodigitalson Apr 16 #26
Oh, I don't believe that. tavernier Apr 16 #30
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