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can you have insomnia and hypersomnia at the same time

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes!: I have had many patients who reported having trouble falling asleep during the night, but also stated they slept a lot during the day. This type of in ... Read More
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Dr. Matthew Goren
31 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Obviously you can't fall asleep and not fall asleep at the same time. But people with sleep disorders might experience these different symptoms at di ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Nash
23 years experience Geriatric Psychiatry
Circadian rhythyms: Sleep is basically controlled by a clock in our brain. Depression is believed to cause problems with the clock. This can lead to certain sleep disorde ... Read More
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
"Atypical" depressio: Good question! we don't know specifically why "atypical" depression exists - only that it does. Not only is there hypersomnia, but also increased ap ... Read More
Dr. Krishna Kumar
54 years experience Psychiatry
Depression, Sleep: Depression affects many functions of the body including sleep. At age 30,At age 30, stressors of relationships, marriage, parenting, work and finances ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Ans: Both of these are diagnoses thus in order to gove such a diagnosis you need a complete evaluation. You are best served to see your doctor and find out ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience Neurology
Sleep study: See a sleep specialist you may have sleep apnea.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
It's possible: Possibly not uncommon. Your sleep has become out of control and there may also be other parts of your life that are too. A good therapist working with ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Bey
56 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: For example some pts with depression will be unable to sleep & then oversleep.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
17 years experience Sleep Medicine
Insomnia: Yes. Oftentimes insomnia can cause or be effect of hypersomnia conditions. Caution because idiopathic insomnia is very rare and may be the effect of ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Hyperinsomnia: No, this is unlikely.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
Sleep problems: Your sleep cycle can be disrupted in all kinds of ways. If you have insomnia or multiple awakenings at night, you can have hypersomnia in the daytime ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine): Review with your prescribing doctor the dose adjustment and possibility of adding nighttime medications such as Clonidine or rebecca or kapvay.

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