Hypersomnia is a sleep condition characterised by daytime or excessive sleepiness. It can vary in intensity and can have different causes. Professor Matthew Walker, a top neurologist, explains what hypersomnia is, its causes and the unfortunate effects this problem can have on people’s lives.
Epilepsy is a neurological condition that affects how the nerve cells in the brain send signals, resulting in seizures. Professor Matthew Walker discusses the various treatment options for epilepsy, including antiepileptic medications, nerve stimulation therapy, surgery and even the ketogenic diet.
Narcolepsy can have a serious effect on people's lives, but it is a condition which is often misunderstood by the general public. Here, leading neurologist and expert in narcolepsy, Professor Matthew Walker, explains more about the condition and the impact it has on everyday life.