Compulsive sleep


Compulsive sleep

 Compulsive sleep

The body needs sleep to feel comfortable and still, as well as its benefits in improving brain function and enhancing the role of immunity, but sleeping while performing daily activities and getting more hours of sleep, may expose the body to a lot of risks. Some may suffer from narcolepsy, which is a health problem that causes many risks and unpleasant symptoms and requires medical intervention to alleviate the symptoms. In the following report," consists" reviews the causes, symptoms and treatment of narcolepsy, according to the website "Mayo cl".

What is compulsive sleep

Compulsive sleep or" narcolepsy" is one of the chronic sleep disorders that occur as a result of a defect in the brain, characterized by sudden severe sleepiness that occurs at night and midday and during any activities, a person may not be able to resist the urge to sleep and fight drowsiness, and this condition is accompanied by a number of other disorders that affect the body.Also read: away from tea and coffee.

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Symptoms of compulsive sleep

Compulsive sleep is accompanied by a lot of disturbing symptoms, which continue with the person for many years when the severity of symptoms varies, according to the extent of the application of medical instructions and the specific lifestyle, and the most prominent of these symptoms are the following:1 - excessive sleepiness at times of the day:a person feels very sleepy in the day even after waking up, and can not curb that desire or control if sleepiness surprises him anywhere and during any act.2-muscle tension: a person with compulsive sleep usually suffers from sudden muscle tension, and different and scattered muscles in the body are suddenly affected, and the person loses his ability to move or speak.3- Lack of control over emotions:people with narcolepsy notice an inability to control emotions, and may engage in fits of laughter or hysterical crying suddenly for no apparent reason, with difficulty controlling the situation.4-sleep paralysis: some people with narcolepsy may experience repeated episodes of sleep paralysis, which occurs during sleep hours and in naps and when waking up, and this condition is characterized by the inability to control the body, movement or do any reaction.5-hallucinations: hallucinations are one of the symptoms faced by the sufferer, if he feels unreal hallucinations at any time in the day and during sleep, which causes fear and panic to the surrounding people.

Causes of compulsive sleep

There is no clear cause for narcolepsy, but after many years of research and studies of people with this disorder, it was observed that there are small amounts of the chemical hypocretin, an important chemical neurotransmitter in the brain that helps to adjust the feeling of wakefulness and REM sleep, but the main cause of loss of cells producing hypocretin in the brain is unknown, but experts suggest that it occurs as an autoimmune response of the immune system.

Treatment of compulsive sleep

There is no treatment or drug sample for compulsive sleep, but the patient follows a treatment plan to follow with the specialist doctor and there are some solutions that the doctor resorts to relieve that chronic condition and reduce the severity of symptoms, which is as follows:-taking some stimulant drugs but at specific doses and times and must be done according to the doctor's instructions.- Take some antidepressants that help improve the mood and bad feelings caused by this condition.- Try to organize the sleep process according to specific dates to avoid sudden naps that occur during the day. Doing some simple exercise daily may help relieve symptoms and reduce annoying seizures.- Follow a healthy lifestyle routine through a proportionate diet, sun exposure, and drinking copious amounts of water.- The patient may need psychological guidance to control the auditory and visual hallucinations experienced by some as a disturbing symptom, as well as in order to try to cope and live with that chronic problem and reduce its effects and risks.

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