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278 Possible Causes for Hypersomnia, Overeating, Weight Gain

  • Endogenous Depression

    Anticholinergic effects, weight gain and orthostatic hypotension were more frequent in the clomipramine group. No biological treatment-related changes were observed.[] “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[] Abstract A case is reported of a 29-yr-old female with attacks of aphasia/dysphasia over a period of several months which lasted days to weeks accompanied by a dysphoric state[]

  • Kleine-Levin Syndrome

    If you experience increased hunger and overeat during episodes, you may be more likely to experience weight gain.[] Kleine-Levin syndrome and menstrual-related hypersomnia are rare idiopathic sleep disorders occurring primarily in adolescence.[] Seven subjects with Kleine-Levin Syndrome accumulated over time had systematic SPECT studies during (n 5) and out (n 7) of the symptomatic period.[]

  • Atypical Depression

    OBJECTIVE: In this study, we used a strict definition of hypersomnia and tested if the association between overeating-hypersomnia remained positive and significant.[] […] increased appetite (comfort eating), often with significant weight gain.[] , plus overeating/weight gain, oversleeping, leaden paralysis, and interpersonal sensitivity [at least 2]).[]

  • Prader-Willi Syndrome

    This can result in rapid weight gain and morbid obesity.[] Our patient presented at two years of age with hypersomnia and narcoleptic episodes with cataplectic features.[] Cross-over intervention with placebo and GH (0.67 mg/m 2 /day), both during 1 year.[]

  • Depression

    Physical symptoms Fatigue Appetite loss Insomnia, which is the inability to fall asleep and stay asleep Hypersomnia, which is feeling very sleepy most of the time Sexual problems[] High-dose intravenous treatment with methylprednisolone over 5 days and oral dose reduction over 3 weeks led to the sustained improvement of clinical symptoms.[] Winter depression, typically accompanied by social withdrawal, increased sleep, and weight gain, predictably returns every year in seasonal affective disorder.[]

  • Narcolepsy-Cataplexy Syndrome

    Other, non specific, clinical signs include hypnagogic hallucinations, sleep paralysis, insomnia, hypnopompic hallucinations and weight gain.[] Idiopathic hypersomnia without cataplexy or REM sleep abnormalities may represent a third phenotype, although most cases of idiopathic hypersomnia are probably unrelated to[] He developed severe daytime somnolence and cataplexy over the course of a few months.[]

  • Seasonal Mood Disorder

    When nerve cell pathways in the brain that regulate mood don't function normally, the result can be feelings of depression , along with symptoms of fatigue and weight gain[] Instead, they complain of hypersomnia (sleepiness) and overeating with a craving for carbohydrates, along with a depressed mood and lowered self-esteem.[] “Businesses all over the world use the weather forecast to optimise sales but not enough people consider the impact of the winter weather on our moods.[]

  • Myxedema

    This type of myxedema tends to affect skin over the entire body and face.[] Symptoms: Hypothyroidism signs of myxedema includes fatigue and unexplained weight gain.[] This report describes an atypical case of morbidity with massive macroglossia secondary to myxedema; the macroglossia enlarged over a 3-month period before being presented[]

  • Severe Depressive Episode

    […] two criteria: the symptoms are not better explained by another psychiatric disorder AND no history of a manic or hypomanic episode. “ SIG E CAPS ” : S leep ( insomnia or hypersomnia[] Depression can occur only once in life but people can show multiple episodes of depression over the cause of their lives.[] […] loss when not dieting or weight gain (e.g., a change of more than 5% of body weight in a month), or decrease or increase in appetite nearly every day.[]

  • Metabolic Syndrome

    He was concerned that training for an Ironman would make him gain even more weight.[] Hypersomnia is a significant problem in about 5% of the general population.[] A total of 1473 subjects aged over 50 years were investigated.[]

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