Narcolepsy 360: Dr. David Rye

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This is this first of a two-episode series in our deep dive into Idiopathic hypersomnia and potential relation to type 2 narcolepsy. This week we are speaking Dr. David Rye.

Dr. David Rye is Professor of Neurology at Emory University, board certified in Neurology and Sleep Medicine. Dr. Rye is also chair of the Scientific Advisory Board for Hypersomnia Foundation.

In this episode, Claire and Dr. Rye discuss Idiopathic hypersomnia, another complex sleep disorder that often takes people with Idiopathic hypersomnia years to get properly diagnosed. He details the differences between IH and narcolepsy and current treatments for Idiopathic hypersomnia. He also shares the good work that Hypersomnia Foundation is doing to inform and spread awareness about Idiopathic hypersomnia.

To find out more information about Idiopathic hypersomnia go to www.hypersomniafoundation.org. You can Follow Hypersomnia Foundation at @hypersomniafoundation on Instagram and Facebook and @hypersomnianews on Twitter.

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