Hypersomnia is episodes of recurrent excessive sleepiness daytime or prolongation of night sleep. Patients have other problems including lack of clear thinking, interrupted night sleep and energy. People experiencing hypersomnia can sleep anytime at work or while driving.
Hypersomnia may be caused by other sleeping disorders, though these would generally be categorized as such, and not as hypersomnia. It may also be a case of genetics in some people, and could also be the cause of certain drugs or medications, brain damage, or other medical disorders like fibromyalgia. In some cases, hypersomnia has no directly attributable cause and these cases are classified as idiopathic hypersomnia.
Related Journals of Hypersomnia
Journal of Neurological Disorders, Journal of Depression and Anxiety, Brain Disorders & Therapy, Journal of Sleep Disorders : Treatment and Care, Sleep and Hypnosis, Sleep Medicine Clinics, Sleep and Breathing, Sleep Medicine, Behavioral sleep medicine, Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, Journal of Sleep Research, Nature and Science of Sleep.