Hypersomnia Foundation

Spotlight – People with Hypersomnia

What is it like to walk a mile in the shoes of people with hypersomnia?  Read their personal stories below.

The Long and Sleepy Road: A Parent’s Perspective

Taking a Stand for a Proper Diagnosis

Drowning in Sleep

A Two-for-One Challenge

What was it I needed?  My Grocery Trip with Brain Fog

I’m Not Lazy!


Share Your Journey

Coming to terms with having a chronic condition such as idiopathic hypersomnia, Kleine-Levin syndrome, or narcolepsy often involves a long and sometimes convoluted process. Unfortunately, the journey does not end once the correct diagnosis is reached. Knowing that others have taken a similar journey, however, can lessen a person’s burden. And hearing about others’ coping strategies can help people who are currently struggling.

Maybe you found the words that made a doctor finally listen to you. Perhaps you developed specific techniques over the years that helped you to function. Possibly you identified a new career that enabled you to maximize your potential. Don’t leave other folks with hypersomnia by the side of the road to complete this journey alone. Won’t you assist others by sharing your story in a future edition of SomnusNooze? Click below to share your journey.

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