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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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Does Modafinil Improve Sleepiness in People with IH without Long Sleep Time?

Background In Europe, modafinil used to be available as a treatment for the excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) associated with idiopathic hypersomnia (IH). However, in 2010, the European Medicines Agency (EMA, the equivalent of the Food and Drug Administration [FDA] in the United States) changed the labeling, and...

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Idiopathic Hypersomnia Symposium at the World Association of Sleep Medicine Meeting

A symposium entitled, “Idiopathic Hypersomnia: Past, Present and Future,” and co-chaired by Drs. Michel Billiard (Montpellier, France) and Sona Nevsimalova (Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic), took place at the World Association of Sleep Medicine (WASM) biannual conference in Valencia, Spain, on October 2, 2013. Approximately 130...

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