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Hypersomnia: Introduction

Hypersomnia: increased need of sleep. See detailed information below for a list of 23 causes of Hypersomnia, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Hypersomnia:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Hypersomnia. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Common Causes of Hypersomnia

Home Diagnostic Testing and Hypersomnia

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Causes of Types of Hypersomnia:

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Hypersomnia: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Hypersomnia, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Hypersomnia Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Hypersomnia may include:

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Stories from Users for Hypersomnia

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Hypersomnia: Animations

Hypersomnia: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Hypersomnia may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Hypersomnia

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Hypersomnia: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Hypersomnia

RLS sleep disorder causing night-time leg sensations often misdiagnosed: A common but relatively unknown sleep-related disorder called Restless Leg Syndrome (RLS) is more »

Hypersomnia: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Definitions of Hypersomnia:

An inability to stay awake
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Detailed list of causes of Hypersomnia

The list below shows some of the causes of Hypersomnia mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Hypersomnia?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Hypersomnia. Of the 23 causes of Hypersomnia that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 20 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Hypersomnia:

The following list of conditions have 'Hypersomnia' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Hypersomnia Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Hypersomnia based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Hypersomnia:

    Medical Conditions associated with Hypersomnia:

    Sleep symptoms (1476 causes), Sleeping problems (873 causes), Nocturnal symptoms (698 causes)

    Symptoms related to Hypersomnia:

    Schizophrenia, Substance-induced sleep disorder, Narcolepsy, Sleep deprivation, CFS/Fibromyalgia/Chronic fatigue syndrome, Sleeping sickness/trypanosomiasis, Glioblastoma multiforme, Fibromyositis/Fibromyalgia syndrome

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    Medical News summaries about Hypersomnia

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