Sleep Disorders

medication for hypersomnia

What Medication for Hypersomnia is available?

If you have been diagnosed with hypersomnia you may be wondering what treatments are available and what medication for hypersomnia is available too. Unfortunately, there is no specific medication developed for this disorder, but there are several existing medications that have proven to help some people manage or control their […]

define sleep apnea

Getting a Good Night’s Sleep with Apnea

This is a very common sleep disorder in which the individual has one- or multiple- pauses in their breathing, or even breathes shallowly when sleeping. These pauses in breathing can last anywhere from just a few seconds to a few minutes. They can occur thirty or more times within one […]

idiopathic hypersomnia

What does idiopathic hypersomnia mean?

Everyone loves having the time to take a nap, so it can be hard to imagine what would be so bad about having a condition like idiopathic hypersomnia and napping a lot. Unfortunately, idiopathic hypersomnia is a very disruptive condition. The good news is it is very rare. People who […]

hypersomnia treatment

Is There any Effective Hypersomnia Treatment?

Hypersomnia is a rare and serious disorder that is a part of the family of sleep deprivation conditions. It is one of the most disruptive to a person’s life and when someone has it, they are typically unable to work or maintain relationships. With hypersomnia, a person may wind up […]