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Had facial disorder with twisted nerves. Why has sleep increased?

last year i was affected with facial disorder.. 7th & 8th nerve twisted.. and after brief facial massage it was cured. in the last one year i am having sleeping problem, means day sleeping, and dr. prescribed modofernl..and last week i went to a psychatrist and he advised Addwize duiring breakfast and in the night parocen cr 12.5. He said it is sleeping attack. i sleep while reading, simply sitting, viewing tv, etc..uncontrolleble.
Asked On : Fri, 28 Sep 2012
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Psychiatrist 's  Response
Dec 2014
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You developed facial weakness and it got better after treatment about 1 year back and then you started to have excessive sleep. You have developed sleep even while studying or doing some work. Modafinil resulted in a little improvement. Then you have been given Advize and Paroxetine. First possibility of your symptoms is some sleep disorder and possibly narcolepsy. Sudden onset sleep attacks are seen. Other possible reason is some depression. You need to visit a Psychiatrist for expert management.

Hope this helps you, Thanks
Answered: Fri, 27 Sep 2013
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