3. Sep, 2017

Hypersomnia and Narcolepsy - Apples and Oranges

Hypersomnia = Consumed by Sleep    Narcolepsy = Seized by Sleep

Article: “Central Disorders of Hypersomnolence: Focus on the Narcolepsies and Idiopathic Hypersomnia.” - Khan Z, Trotti LM.

This article reviews three central disorders of hypersomnolence (CDH), which include narcolepsy type 1, narcolepsy type 2, and idiopathic hypersomnia. If you haven't watched Dr. David Rye’s 2013 session at the Narcolepsy Network conference entitled: What’s in a Name? Understanding the Origins of the Terminologies for the Family of Hypersomnias, click here >> This video is a fascinating examination of semantics and the signs and symptoms of hypersomnia.

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