All of us at some point in our lives have experienced days of lethargy and sleepiness. However, when lack of sleep starts interrupting your daily activities or reduces your ability to function properly, then you may be suffering from a sleep disorder. Are you feeling more sleepy than you usually do? Is it work? Or is it some kind of a sleep disorder? You may be suffering from excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS). Let us find out more about EDS in the article.
Excessive daytime sleepiness is characterized by continuous sleepiness and lack of energy throughout the day even after adequate nighttime sleep. This condition includes several other sleep disorders that have excessive sleep as a symptom.
There can be multiple causes of the problem, but first with the help of your doctor you need to figure out what may be the reason you are experiencing excessive daytime sleepiness.
If you struggling with sleep and do not have an explanation as to why this is happening then you need to consult your doctor. Your doctor may ask you to get some tests done or refer to a sleep specialist. A sleep specialist will examine you by asking a few questions related to your irregular sleep patterns and other difficulties you are facing.
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