Depression and Hypersomnia: What’s the Link?

The National Institute of Mental Health defines depression as a serious illness that interferes with daily life. Hypersomnia is a sleep disorder that causes excessive sleepiness. Believe it or not, hypersomnia and depression have a strong link. This is because chemicals in the brain play a role in both conditions. Some of the treatments for […]

What Are the Best Treatments for Hypersomnia?

Have you ever yawned your way through a morning meeting or had trouble staying awake during an early class? You’re not alone. The difference between your sleepiness and the sleepiness of someone who has hypersomnia is frequency. People with hypersomnia are often excessively sleepy during the day, which makes it difficult to perform normal activities […]