Possible Complication of Narcolepsy

Public misunderstanding of the condition Narcolepsy may cause serious problems for you professionally and personally. Others might see you as lazy or lethargic. Your performance may suffer at school or work. Interference with intimate relationships Extreme sleepiness may cause low sex drive or impotence, and people with narcolepsy may even fall asleep while having sex.…

How We Treated Narcolepsy, Then vs. Now

Narcoleptics live in constant fear of sleep attacks — sudden bouts of exhaustion that can occur at any time, in any circumstance. Some sufferers of the neurological sleep disorder also experience cataplexy, episodes of muscle weakness often sparked by emotion. About one in 3,000 Americans have narcolepsy with cataplexy, and even more have the non-cataplexy variety, according to current estimates. While research…