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Jack & Julie Scholarship Program Announces Its First Scholarship Recipient with IH

The Hypersomnia Foundation is very pleased to report that a Plantation, Florida, high school senior named Jenny is the first person with idiopathic hypersomnia (IH) to receive one of the $1,000 scholarships awarded this year by Project Sleep’s Jack & Julie Narcolepsy Scholarship program. The...

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Idiopathic Hypersomnia Featured in Self Magazine!

The Hypersomnia Foundation's own Board Member, Catherine Page-Rye, and Medical Advisory Board Chair, Dr. Lynn Marie Trotti, were interviewed for this December 2017 article, which describes what it is like to live with idiopathic hypersomnia. Read the full article here: https://www.self.com/story/no-coffee-wont-cure-my-hypersomnia ...

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HF Board Member Featured as Guest on Top Docs Radio!

Hypersomnia Foundation’s Catherine Page-Rye will be live on Top Docs Radio, Tuesday April 18 at noon EDT. If you missed the live show, you can download it here. Cat aims to promote awareness and better understanding of idiopathic hypersomnia (IH) as a rarely diagnosed, often misunderstood, serious neurological...

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The Hypersomnia Foundation Welcomes New Board Members

We are pleased to announce that Scot Hulshizer, Celia King, and Diane Powell have recently been elected to the Board of Directors of the Hypersomnia Foundation. In addition to bringing unique strengths as the organization thrives and grows in both scope and depth, each new Board...

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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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