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  • August 30, 2014 at 3:12 pm

    This article really upset me. I am 60 years old and have worked all my life. Within the last 7 years, I have been diagnosed with a variety of sleep disorders. I faithfully sleep on my CPAP machine, yet the most recent diagnosis of Idiopathic Hypersomnia, has destroyed my life. If you read up on IH, you will understand that it is VERY difficult to treat. I am on two very strong medications and the fatigue is still overwhelming. This type of article makes those of us suffering an incurable, difficult to treat disease, have even more trouble trying to get our family and friends to understand that we have not become “lazy” or “depressed,” we have overwhelming fatigue 24/7 and are depressed because we have lost the active home and work life, we once enjoyed. Those of us with IH and/or narcolepsy only wish it could be “treated effectively with help from the medical community, which would substantially lower the risk of suicidal thoughts”


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