excessive daytime sleepiness


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excessive daytime sleepiness

Sleep disorders A subjective difficulty in maintaining an awake state, and an increase ease of falling asleep when the person is sedentary; EDS may be quantified with subjective rating scales of sleepiness
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People living with excessive daytime sleepiness in narcolepsy and OSA are often inadequately treated with available wake-promoting agents.
4) Total sleep time has an inverse relationship with excessive daytime sleepiness.
Younger populations report that excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) is the first symptom to appear, whereas older cohorts report that cataplexy is the most common initial symptom (6).
While excessive daytime sleepiness generally persists throughout life, sleep paralysis and hypnagogic hallucinations may not.
It's critical that women bring persistent excessive daytime sleepiness and fatigue symptoms to the attention of their health care professionals.
Many snorers suffer from excessive daytime sleepiness, which is bad enough in itself," he says.
The sNDA is expected to expand the Xyrem label to encompass improvement in the other primary symptoms of narcolepsy, specifically the reduction of excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) and the improvement in fragmented nighttime sleep, in addition to the established efficacy of Xyrem in treating cataplexy.
The company recently submitted an sNDA that is expected to expand the Xyrem label to encompass improvement in the other primary symptoms of narcolepsy, specifically the reduction of excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) and the improvement in fragmented nighttime sleep, in addition to the established efficacy of Xyrem in treating cataplexy.
A variety of medications may be used to successfully treat excessive daytime sleepiness and cataplexy, the two most debilitating symptoms of the disease.
The Epworth Sleepiness Scale was used to survey 638 patients with the disease; 51% reported excessive daytime sleepiness, and 4% of the patients who drove reported at least one episode of a sleep attack since their diagnosis.
Researchers recently looked further to determine whether regular exercise could prevent or treat sleep disorders including difficulty staying asleep, excessive daytime sleepiness, nightmares, and other sleep disturbances.
Previous studies have found that excessive daytime sleepiness is associated with an increased risk for motor-vehicle and industrial accidents, interpersonal problems and decreased productivity at work.