One minor concern that parents may have if the doctor prescribes narcotic medications for their child is that such side effects as constipation or sleepiness are more common and more severe in children younger than 18 years of age.
The specialist can review your sleep habits and experiences, evaluate your daytime sleepiness and talk to your sleep partner about whether you are snoring or sound like you are having trouble breathing while sleeping.
Patients who do not like taking high doses of stimulants may choose to take smaller doses and make adjustments in their lifestyles, such as napping every couple of hours, to relieve daytime sleepiness.
Narcolepsy is a disorder of the nervous system marked by excessive daytime sleepiness, uncontrollable sleep attacks, and cataplexy (a sudden loss of muscle tone, usually lasting up to half an hour).
Some children may experience sleepiness, sweating, and/or nervousness, all of which can be corrected after the test by ingestion of juice or a glucose infusion, as recommended by the pediatrician.
Snoring may also lead to excessive daytime sleepiness, headaches, muscle aches, weight loss or gain, lack of productivity, irritability, anxiety, depression, and numerous other health conditions.
Treatment for hypersomnia may alleviate excessive daytime sleepiness and the problems associated with the sleep disorder that can affect the patient's ability to function on a daily basis.
- Burning pain, followed by sleepiness and weakness in the legs after half an hour.
After absorption their action, speaking generally, is exerted on the brain and spinal cord, and is at first slightly stimulant and afterwards depressing, even to the causing of sleepiness and stupor.
His hussars were placed along the line in couples and he himself rode along the line trying to master the sleepiness that kept coming over him.