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593 Possible Causes for Hyperactive Brainstem Reflexes, Hypersomnia

  • Motor Neuron Disease

    […] tendon reflexes, and Babinski signs.[neuropathology-web.org] In about 25% of cases, ALS begins with brainstem symptoms (dysarthria, difficulty swallowing) followed by extremity weakness.[neuropathology-web.org] […] causes initially increased electrical excitability leading to fasciculations, and later muscle weakness and atrophy; upper motor neuron involvement causes spasticity, clonus, hyperactive[neuropathology-web.org]

  • Endogenous Depression

    “A patient who has psychomotor retardation, hypersomnia, and gaining weight is scored as having identical symptoms as another who is agitated, sleeping badly, and has weight[theatlantic.com]

    Missing: Hyperactive Brainstem Reflexes
  • Sleep Apnea

    More discussions about hypersomnia[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Abstract Hypersomnia is a significant problem in about 5% of the general population.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] In 1972, a conference organized by Lugaresi and his Bologna (Italy) group entitled “Hypersomnia and Periodic Breathing,” served as a springboard for the growth of interest[accessmedicine.mhmedical.com]

    Missing: Hyperactive Brainstem Reflexes
  • Chronic Alcoholism

    The concept of "structural plasticity" has emerged as a potential mechanism in neurodegenerative and psychiatric diseases such as drug abuse, depression, and dementia. Chronic alcoholism is a progressive neurodegenerative disease while the person continues to abuse alcohol, though clinical and imaging studies show[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Hyperactive Brainstem Reflexes
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

    We believe that these injuries of the ARAS might be a pathogenetic mechanism of fatigue and hypersomnia in patients with TBI.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] We report on patients with post-traumatic fatigue and hypersomnia who showed injury of the lower portion of the ascending reticular activating system (ARAS) between the pontine[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] ) of the left ventral lower ARAS between the pontine RF and the hypothalamus.Injuries of the dorsal and ventral lower ARAS were demonstrated in patients with fatigue and hypersomnia[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Hyperactive Brainstem Reflexes
  • Asthma

    CRD summary This well-conducted review concluded that there was moderate evidence to support the effectiveness of sublingual immunotherapy for the treatment of allergic rhinoconjunctivitis and asthma, but high-quality trials were needed to determine the best dosing strategies. These findings are likely to be[…][web.archive.org]

    Missing: Hyperactive Brainstem Reflexes
  • Dysthymic Disorder

    Associated symptoms include poor appetite or overeating, insomnia or hypersomnia, poor concentration or difficulty making decisions, low energy, low self-esteem and feelings[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] During periods of depressed mood, at least 2 of the following additional symptoms are present: poor appetite or overeating, insomnia or hypersomnia, low energy or fatigue,[icd9data.com] Depressed mood for most of day Children: One year duration Adult: Two year duration Symptoms associated with depression (2 or more) Poor appetite or Overeating Insomnia or Hypersomnia[fpnotebook.com]

    Missing: Hyperactive Brainstem Reflexes
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

    There are a number of sleep disorders that can potentially lead to sleep that does not replenish energy, including: insomnia, which is trouble falling and staying asleep hypersomnia[medicalnewstoday.com] Autoantibodies to a 68/48 kDa protein in chronic fatigue syndrome and primary fibromyalgia: a possible marker for hypersomnia and cognitive disorders.[dx.doi.org] The Sleep Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ), a 17-item instrument developed by Moldofsky and collaborators, measures seven factors: insomnia/hypersomnia, restlessness, sleep[doi.org]

    Missing: Hyperactive Brainstem Reflexes
  • Parkinson's Disease

    Eric Konofal, Elias Karroum, Ebba Lohmann, Ioannis Theodorou, Alexandra Dürr and Isabelle Arnulf , Restless legs syndrome, rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder, and hypersomnia[doi.org] Boeve , Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of Armodafinil Therapy for Hypersomnia Associated with Dementia with Lewy Bodies: A Pilot Study , Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive[doi.org]

    Missing: Hyperactive Brainstem Reflexes
  • Bipolar Disorder

    Hypersomnia presents as excessive daytime sleepiness with a prevalence of 7.1% in general population. Hypersomnia has serious negative effects on persons functioning.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Episodes are characterized by hypersomnia, cognitive impairment, feelings of derealization, and, less frequently, hyperphagia (66%), hypersexuality [53% (principally men)][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Major depressive episodes are characterized by depressed mood, hypersomnia or insomnia, psychomotor retardation, loss of energy, decreased ability to concentrate and even[symptoma.com]

    Missing: Hyperactive Brainstem Reflexes

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