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Dr. David Rye Presents at 2013 Narcolepsy Network

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. A fascinating examination of semantics and the signs and symptoms of hypersomnia. Recorded by: Diana Kimmel Edited by: Jennifer Beard Uploaded with...

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Parallels Between Progressive Rock and Idiopathic Hypersomnia

Katie Gleason does an excellent job sharing how idiopathic hypersomnia feels to her in a featured essay on stereoembersmagazine.com. I was diagnosed with ADHD before idiopathic hypersomnia, but I suspect the hypersomnia only increases the attention-deficit and general cognitive dysfunction issues associated with ADHD, and my...

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Can Actigraphy Help to Differentiate People with Narcolepsy from People with Idiopathic Hypersomnia?

Why is this study important? Type 1 narcolepsy (T1N) and idiopathic hypersomnia (IH) are both disorders of central hypersomnolence. Even though the International Classification of Sleep Disorders, third edition, includes a finding of 11 hours of sleep during a 24-hour period (as measured by actigraphy for at least 7...

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