Autonomic dysfunction in idiopathic hypersomnia: an overlooked association and potential management

Nour Adra, Manasa Reddy, Hrayr Attarian, Ashima S. Sahni

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Abstract

There is a small yet robust body of literature regarding autonomic dysfunction in idiopathic hypersomnia as well as sleep disturbances in postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. This review aims at summarizing the current literature and highlighting gaps in the current knowledge. This article additionally presents the personal experience of one of the authors at the sleep center. CITATION: Adra N, Reddy M, Attarian H, Sahni AS. Autonomic dysfunction in idiopathic hypersomnia: an overlooked association and potential management. J Clin Sleep Med. 2022;18(3):963-965.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)963-965
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of clinical sleep medicine : JCSM : official publication of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Volume18
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2022

Keywords

  • autonomic dysfunction
  • excessive daytime sleepiness
  • idiopathic hypersomnia
  • postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine
  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology

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