Friday, November 24, 2017

Narcolepsy and Narcoleptic Attacks

Narcolepsy and cataplexy are sleeping disorders with narcolepsy being the most common. Narcolepsy involves excessive daytime sleeping or sudden sleep attacks. The symptom are a sudden loss of muscular control triggered by amusement, anger or excitement which is called cataplexy. Narcolepsy usually begins in adolescence. How severe the symptoms are can vary from person to person and can improve or worsen over time.

A narcoleptic will most likely experience disturbed nocturnal sleep, which is often confused with insomnia. Find narcolepsy and narcoleptic information, diagnosis, causes, symptom details plus support and advice here in official and unofficial resources listed below.
 

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Effects of Narcolepsy

Information provided by UK Health Centre with information and highlighting the risks of accidents to narcoleptic sufferers.

Narcolepsy Association UK (UKAN)

An association of people with narcolepsy, their relatives and others interested in improving their lot. Its registered objects are the benefit, relief and aid of persons suffering from narcolepsy.

NHS Choices: Narcolepsy

Official information from the NHS with video clips, help sections and an explaination of the causes, complications that narcolepsy causes and possible treatments.

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