Women and Excessive Daytime Sleepiness

  • Hrayr P. Attarian
Part of the Current Clinical Neurology book series (CCNEU)


This chapter discusses excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) related to primary sleep disorders other than obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS) and restless legs syndrome (RLS) and EDS secondary to other medical problems-the secondary hypersomnias.


Sleep Disorder Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome Epworth Sleepiness Scale Excessive Daytime Sleepiness Human Leukocyte Antigen Class 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hrayr P. Attarian
    • 1
  1. 1.Vermont Regional Sleep Center Department of NeurologyUniversity of Vermont College of Medicine/Fletcher Allen Health CareBurlington

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