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hypersomnia

(ˌhaɪpəˈsɒmnɪə) or

hypersomnolence

n
(Medicine) an extreme or excessive level of sleepiness
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypersomnia - an inability to stay awake
catalepsy - a trancelike state with loss of voluntary motion and failure to react to stimuli
sleep disorder - a disturbance of the normal sleep pattern
narcolepsy - a sleep disorder characterized by sudden and uncontrollable episodes of deep sleep; "he believes that narcolepsy is attributable to an inability to suppress REM sleep during waking"
insomnia - an inability to sleep; chronic sleeplessness
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Anhedonia, irritability, poor concentration, fatigue, hypersomnolence, and significant weight gain have increasingly led to further dysphoria, social isolation, and obsessive rumination, all of which now contribute to more dysfunction in both her home and school life.
We describe a complex case of an older adult who presented with multiple potential causes of hypersomnolence.
Typical symptoms of bilateral paramedian thalamic infarction include vertical gaze palsy, memory impairment, akinetic mutism, confusion, drowsiness, hypersomnolence, and coma (3).
Hypoactive delirium can manifest as hypersomnolence, often decreasing the patients' GCS by 2 or more, necessitating further assessment, including imaging that increases hospital costs and exposure to radiation.
Subjective and objective assessment of hypersomnolence. Sleep Med Clin 2017;12:313-22.
Daytime hypersomnolence (DHS) was defined as sleepiness at least 3 or more days/ week during the past 3 months in one or more of the following: after awakening, during free time, at work or driving, or during daytime in general.
Inducible nitric oxide synthase in long-term intermittent hypoxia: hypersomnolence and brain injury.
It was reported in the International Classification of Sleep Disorders-3 (ICSD-3) that there are 7 groups of sleep disturbances: insomnia, sleep related breathing disorders (SRBD or Sleep disordered breathing: SDB), central disorders of hypersomnolence, circadian rhythm sleep wake disorders, parasomnias, sleep related movement disorders, and other sleep disorders.
In the second month, her gait deteriorated, becoming shuffling and unsteady, she struggled to dress herself, and she had onset of daytime hypersomnolence. She became distractible, had visual misperceptions, emotional lability, and spatial memory problems.
population at some point in their life will suffer from sleep disorders like insomnia, hypersomnolence and others,"and this can lead to other health conditions.
Sepsis-associated encephalopathy (SAE) is defined as diffuse cerebral dysfunction caused by the systemic response to the infection without direct brain infection or other types of encephalopathy.[sup][1] Delirium is one of the presentations of SAE, and the other features include agitation, confusion, disorientation, hypersomnolence, stupor, and coma.
Reasons for changing to PER included subjective complaints of hypersomnolence, hallucination, motor fluctuation, drug-induced dyskinesia, and gastrointestinal discomfort.