Julie Bloch Johnson got diagnosed shortly after college. Getting other doctors to believe her was the challenge.
People with idiopathic hypersomnia feel sleepy all the time, even after a full night’s rest. Learn more about this rare condition.
You're sleepy all day long, even when you sleep all night. Your doctors can tell you whether it's idiopathic hypersomnia, but it'll take some diagnosing.
Always feel tired, even after a full night’s rest? How will your doctor rule out other sleep disorders like narcolepsy and sleep apnea?
Not sure what to ask? Arrive prepared with this list.
Experts are still trying to figure out what causes this sleeping disorder.
Medications and lifestyle changes can help keep you alert and awake when all you feel like doing is sleeping.
You don't have to suffer with symptoms. Your health care team can help you find treatments that work for you.
Living with this condition can be a challenge, but it's not impossible. Here are strategies that can help.