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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In fact, the findings will change the way i care for patients," said Isaacson, "as i will now proactively ask about excessive daytime sleepiness as one of the many potentially modifiable risk factors for the disease.
In fact, the findings will change the way i care for patients,' said Isaacson, 'as i will now proactively ask about excessive daytime sleepiness as one of the many potentially modifiable risk factors for the disease.
New York [USA], July 15 ( ANI ): A new study on pregnant women shows that restless legs syndrome (RLS) is twice as likely to lead to poor sleep quality, poor daytime function and excessive daytime sleepiness.
Another major reason behind excessive daytime sleepiness and the need for napping is obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), which, by some estimates, now affects more than a quarter of Americans ages 30 to 70.
People with narcolepsy experience excessive daytime sleepiness and intermittent, uncontrollable episodes of falling asleep during the daytime.
In 1977, we published what I have come to regard as the classic case series approach for patients "complaining" of excessive daytime sleepiness.
DENVER -- Men with previously undiagnosed severe obstructive sleep apnea and excessive daytime sleepiness have a more than four fold increase in the risk of depression, compared with those without either condition, according to findings from a population-based cohort study.
The brain is unable to regulate sleeping and waking patterns normally which can result in: Excessive daytime sleepiness - feeling very drowsy throughout the day and having difficulty concentrating and staying awake.
2) Non-motor features (which include autonomic nervous system dysfunction, disorders of cognition and mood, psychosis, pain, loss of smell, and fatigue) affect nearly all PD patients, appear early in the course of PD, and contribute to excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS).
Critical care nurses and their employers must acknowledge the effect of fatigue, sleep deprivation and excessive daytime sleepiness on clinical performance and patient outcomes and must engage in strategies to mitigate these impairments.
Tilton writes that apnea "has significant safety implications because it can cause excessive daytime sleepiness, cognitive impairment, cardiac dysrhythmias, sudden cardiac death, personality disturbances, and hypertension, to cite just a few.