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Author:Amy Haraden

“Ask the Doctor” Discontinued

Dear Reader: On behalf of the Hypersomnia Foundation, we would like to first thank you for your submissions to the “Ask the Doctor” column. It is with regret that we also extend an apology for not yet responding to all the submitted questions. Unfortunately, the high...

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Need Surgery, but Have IH?

We’ve summarized a journal article that addresses some anesthesia considerations for patients with idiopathic hypersomnia. If you need to have surgery of any kind, you may want to share this information with your healthcare providers. Summary of: Aflaki S, Hu S, Kamel RA, Chung F, Singh M....

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Introducing the Updated HF Brochure!

In 2014, the Hypersomnia Foundation (HF) published a brochure written for people with idiopathic hypersomnia and their supporters. Since that time, over 3,500 brochures have been sent to physicians’ offices, at their request, for distribution. We have also distributed HF brochures at conferences to help...

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YOU Power the Engine for #BeyondSleepy

Medical Advisory Board (MAB) and Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) volunteers: The Hypersomnia Foundation’s Medical and Scientific Advisory Boards, otherwise known as the MAB and SAB, are comprised of world experts in their fields of sleep research and clinical work. The CoRDS registry questions were shaped by...

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