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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Because the causes of IH often are not precisely defined, we do not recommend administering a trial of this medication without stepwise exclusion of other causes of sleepiness as demonstrated in Pagel's algorithm "Diagnosis and Management of Conditions That Cause Excessive Daytime Sleepiness," (6) available at www.aafp.org/afp/2009/0301/p391.html.
"Excessive daytime sleepiness can negatively impact the daily lives of people living with narcolepsy or obstructive sleep apnea at work, at home, or in daily activities.
Around 19.8% staff had excessive daytime sleepiness out of which 2.8% warranted medical attention.
Given at night in two doses, GHB improves sleep and reduces excessive daytime sleepiness.
Objective: Excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) is one of the most common sleep abnormalities in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD), yet its multifactorial etiology complicates its treatment.
Elderly individuals who have excessive daytime sleepiness might be more susceptible to accumulation of an Alzheimer's disease (AD) biomarker, results of a prospective, longitudinal cohort study suggest.
"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."
ISLAMABAD -- Excessive daytime sleepiness in cognitively normal elderly leads to a build-up of a plaque in the brain called amyloid said a study published in the journal JAMA Neurology.
Bautista, the former Comelec chief, who is currently in the United States, has been complaining of dyspnea, fatigue and excessive daytime sleepiness.
Excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) is sleepiness in a situation when an individual would be expected to be awake and alert.
People with untreated sleep apnea stop breathing repeatedly during their sleep, resulting in severe excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS).