Does your teenage son stay up late every night, night after night? Blame it on wild animals.
Hypersomnia is a sleep disorder in which someone is getting and/or needing more sleep than necessary.
The term “insomnia” is often used to define when one can’t fall asleep. Such a general use of the word invites confusion and incorrect assumptions on this potentially serious sleep disorder.
Here are five misconceptions on insomnia that Alaskans need to know: