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SomnusNooze Topics: Narcolepsy
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... read >
GABA is known to promote sleep and decreased consciousness, and many patients with CNS hypersomnia have been found to have endogenous GABA-A receptor hyper-reactivity. Flumazenil, a known GABA-A antagonist, has been shown to reduce symptoms in these... read >