The field of sleep disorders embraces disturbed sleep - sleep that is disturbed by medical disorders. Experts in these medical disorders, e.g. epilepsy, Parkinson's, oncology, etc may not be aware of developments in sleep research and sleep medicine, and patients may feel that their sleep problem is not being adequately addressed by those experts. This category provides additional information for those experts and patients.
NINDS Kleine-Levin Syndrome Information Page
Offers an information sheet compiled by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS).
The teenager who sleeps for 10 days
The BBC describes the case of Louisa Ball, who might might take 10 days to fully wake from her slumber. (December 08, 2010)
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