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Excessive daytime sleepiness.

@article{Pagel2009ExcessiveDS,
  title={Excessive daytime sleepiness.},
  author={J. Pagel},
  journal={American family physician},
  year={2009},
  volume={79 5},
  pages={
          391-6
        }
}
  • J. Pagel
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • American family physician
  • Excessive daytime sleepiness is one of the most common sleep-related patient symptoms, and it affects an estimated 20 percent of the population. Persons with excessive daytime sleepiness are at risk of motor vehicle and work-related incidents, and have poorer health than comparable adults. The most common causes of excessive daytime sleepiness are sleep deprivation, obstructive sleep apnea, and sedating medications. Other potential causes of excessive daytime sleepiness include certain medical… CONTINUE READING
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