Last Updated on Jul 24, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Which doctor should I consult for Kleine-Levin Syndrome (KLS)?

You should consult either a neurologist or a psychiatrist.

2. Can KLS be cured?

No. But the disease usually abates by itself after about a decade from initial onset.

3. Is KLS hereditary?

This has been suggested, but there is still not enough solid scientific evidence to back this up.

4. Can hypersomnia be considered to be a disability?

Yes, because it can totally disrupt daily functioning of the patients continuously for months on end.

5. What do you mean by idiopathic hypersomnia?

It is a neurological condition characterized by excessive daytime sleepiness, without any known cause.

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