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Glossary for Hypersomnia

Medical terms related to Hypersomnia or mentioned in this section include:

  • Amphetamine -- Teratogenic Agent: There is strong evidence to indicate that exposure to Amphetamine during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Atypical depression: AD is a subtype of dysthymia and Major Depression characterized by mood reactivity - being able to experience improved mood in response to positive events.
  • Behavioral symptoms: Symptoms of personal behavior.
  • Bipolar disorder: Cycles of mania and depression; commonly called "manic-depression".
  • Depressive symptoms: Inappropriate depressed mood.
  • Glioblastoma: An aggressive primary brain tumour of the glial (supporting) cells.
  • Kleine-Levin Syndrome: A rare disorders marked by episodes of enormous eating and sleeping with increased dependence or aggressiveness. In between, episodes, the person is generally normal.
  • Major depressive episode: Episode of severe depression and related symptoms
  • Methylphenidate -- Teratogenic Agent: There is evidence to indicate that exposure to Methylphenidate during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the level of exposure and the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
  • Movement symptoms: Changes to movement or motor abilities
  • Muscle weakness: Weakness of the muscles or loss of tone
  • Musculoskeletal symptoms: Symptoms affecting muscles or bones of the skeleton.
  • Narcolepsy: Narcolepsy is characterized by the classic tetrad of excessive daytime sleepiness, cataplexy, hypnagogic hallucinations, and sleep paralysis.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Nocturnal symptoms: Symptoms related to sleeping or other nocturnal issues.
  • Personality symptoms: Symptoms or changes to the personality.
  • Proximal myotonic dystrophy: A very rare genetic muscle disorder which is often associated with cataracts, abnormal heart rhythm and infertility. Muscle weakness tends to occur more in muscles closer to the trunk such as the neck, shoulders, hips and upper legs. Pregnancy can exacerbate or initiate symptoms.
  • Recurrent hypersomnia: is a disorder characterized by recurrent episodes of hypersomnia that typically occur weeks or months apart.
  • Schizophrenia: A psychiatric disorder characterized by hallucinations and delusional beliefs where a person is unable to distinguish between reality and imagination. The condition tends to have a chronic nature and can be severely debilitating if treatment isn't sought.
  • Sleep deprivation: The condition of not getting enough sleep.
  • Sleep symptoms: Symptoms affecting sleep patterns.
  • Sleeping problems: Any problems that disturb ones sleep
  • Summer affective disorder: Seasonal affective disorder is a mood disorder in which people who have normal mental health throughout most of the year experience depressive symptoms in the winter or, less frequently, in the summer, repeatedly, year after year.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Hypersomnia:

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