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Hypersomia can be treated professionally or self-treated. Talk with your doctor about which methods will work best for you. In most cases of professional treatment, your doctor can prescribe various drugs to treat hypersomnia. Stimulants, antidepressants and monoamine oxidase inhibitors are useful in treating sleep paralysis, cataplexy and hypnagogic hallucinations.
It's important to note that that hypersomnia patients taking both imipramine and stimulants risk developing hypertension and should be closely monitored.