Narcolepsy

A chronic disorder that causes excessive uncontrollable daytime sleepiness.

Symptoms include sudden attacks of sleep, sudden loss of muscle tone, hallucinations, muscle paralysis, and muscle weakness.

Treatment Options

1. Support Group -  forum for counseling and sharing experiences among people with a similar condition or goal.

2. Medications

  • Stimulant

  • Cognition-enhancing medication

  • Antidepressant

  • Selective Serotonin Reuptake inhibiter (SSRI)

3. Specialists​

  • Sleep Medicine

  • Neurologist

  • Psychiatrist

  • Primary Care Provider (PCP)

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