Narcolepsy

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Narcolepsy
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Specialty Sleep medicine, psychiatry, neurology
Symptoms Excessive daytime sleepiness for seiconts tae meenits, sudden loss o muscle strenth[1]
Complications Motor vehicle collisions, faws[1]
Uisual onset Bairnheid[1]
Duration Lang term[1]
Causes Unkent[1]
Risk factors Faimily history[1]
Diagnostic method Based on the symptoms an sleep studies[1]
Seemilar condeetions Sleep apnea, major depressive disorder, anemia, hert failyie, drinkin alcohol, nae gettin eneuch sleep[1]
Treatment Regular short naps, sleep hygiene[1]
Medication Modafinil, sodium oxybate, methylphenidate[1]
Frequency 0.2 to 600 per 100,000[2]

Narcolepsy is a lang-term neurological disorder that involves a decreased abeelity tae regulate sleep-wauk cycles.[1]

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  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 "Narcolepsy Fact Sheet". NINDS. NIH Publication No. 03-1637. Archived frae the oreeginal on 27 July 2016. Retrieved 19 August 2016. 
  2. Goswami, Meeta; Thorpy, Michael J.; Pandi-Perumal, S. R. (2016). Narcolepsy: A Clinical Guide (in Inglis) (2 ed.). Springer. p. 39. ISBN 9783319237398. Archived frae the oreeginal on 23 August 2016.