If your body is employed to perform dreary duties at work, or if you are generally mentally fatigued, then you must go through the semi-conscious state of awareness or that hypothetically drugged, draggy consciousness more than once every day. That desperate urge to find a bed and nail your limbs to each corner may come speeding towards you at different intervals of the day and you’d always call “sleep” your second most favourite thing after money. But, this does not act as a cue to an underlying medical problem because this feeling of fatigue is a part of 9-5 jobs. But there are people who are cursed with something as fairytale-like as the ‘sleeping beauty syndrome’.
Klein-Levin syndrome is a rare medical disorder that mostly affects adolescent males. About 70 percent of children with Klein-Levin are males.
No specific treatment has been established or defined for the treatment of Kleine-Levin syndrome. Therefore, doctors recommend that one follow watchful waiting and seek relief through pharmacotherapy. Stimulant pills such as amphetamines, modafinil, etc are used for the treatment of sleepiness though a regular use of these may make one more irritable and hinder any improvement in cognitive abnormalities.
Since there is a link between the syndrome and certain mood disorders, carbamazepine and lithium may be prescribed. In some cases, medications have been shown to prevent the worsening of symptoms or the occurrence of episodes.
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