How to Diagnose idiopathic hypersomnia?
Take the self-test below to see if you may have IH:
Are you very sleepy even though you sleep 8 to 10 hours or more nightly without interruption?
Has this been occurring daily for more than three months?
Are you very sleepy even after napping, in addition to getting enough sleep at night?
Are these naps unrefreshing?
If your answers to all these questions are yes, then you might have IH, but only a sleep doctor can help make the proper diagnosis.
Diagnosing IH requires ruling out other common sleep disorders and other factors such as: