Hypersomnolence Australia holds the only patient registry of people diagnosed with Idiopathic Hypersomnia in Australia. It is used for the purpose of aiding research and and to assist us to identify key areas of concern that need addressing. It also gives you the opportunity to tell us what your biggest concerns are, the hurdles you face or issues you think need attention.The survey is only 28 questions and should take no more than about 15 minutes to do. Note: as relevant organisations are Australasian the registry is open to NZ.
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“I have to battle with my teenager every morning to get them out of bed and off to school.” Sound familiar? Did you know adolescents have biologically different sleep and wake patterns compared to the preadolescent or adult population? In adolescents secretion of melatonin (sleep hormone) begins at around 10.45pm and continues throughout the night until about 8 am. This means that adolescents are unable to fall asleep until melatonin secretion begins and they are also not able to wake up until the melatonin secretion stops. In the early 1990’s medical research found that adolescents have biologically different sleep and wake patterns compared to the preadolescent or adult population. Profess