I Have Hypersomnia

No matter how much sleep I get, it's never enough. Do you have this problem too? 55 People

    I had been falling asleep at random times

    for awhile, so we went to see a doctor. He suggested a sleep study to see what was wrong. The sleep study show breathing problems, so the doctor said I should get my adenoids out since they were enlarged and obstructing my breathing while I was sleeping. After getting my tonsils...
    wouldbehockeyplayer wouldbehockeyplayer
    2 Responses Dec 3, 2014

    Find Support!

    If you have IH and are on facebook, do a search for Idiopathic Hypersomnia and join the Idiopathic Hypersomnia support group. My life took a huge turn for the better when I did. If you do, please mention that you came from EP so I know if I am reaching anyone because helping...
    HyperZombia HyperZombia
    41-45, M
    Oct 6, 2013


    enslaved enchained ingrained in your mind a vision of comfort and ease you despise each day unrested from yesterday mind obscure, the day blurs indistinguishable from all days past and ahead beyond tired, expired you push on curse your fate, your keeper unyielding...
    HyperZombia HyperZombia
    41-45, M
    Oct 6, 2013

    New Diagnosis.

    I've been excessively tired, never refreshed after sleeping, etc., for as long as I can remember. I had an MSLT and blood work done, and went over the results with my psychiatrist today. My father is narcoleptic, so I assumed that would be the diagnosis, but it was not. He said I...
    Amay408 Amay408
    18-21, F
    1 Response Nov 18, 2013
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