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If you're sleepy all of the time, but your sleep doctor doesn't find evidence of narcolepsy, what other conditions might you suspect?

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Dr. Michael Summers
Internal Medicine - Sleep Medicine
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In brief: Depends

1) depression 2) idiopathic hypersomnolence 3) chronic insufficient sleep 4) medication side effect (you mention you are on 3mg/d of klonopin (clonazepam).
.. That will certainly cause sleepiness) 5) endocrine (e.g. Thyroid) issue this is by no means an exhaustive list, but it's a start... Talk with your primary doc....

In brief: Depends

1) depression 2) idiopathic hypersomnolence 3) chronic insufficient sleep 4) medication side effect (you mention you are on 3mg/d of klonopin (clonazepam).
.. That will certainly cause sleepiness) 5) endocrine (e.g. Thyroid) issue this is by no means an exhaustive list, but it's a start... Talk with your primary doc....
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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
General Practice

In brief: Go to PCP

I would see my family doctor to rule out organic causes.

In brief: Go to PCP

I would see my family doctor to rule out organic causes.
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
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