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Narcolepsy is a chronic sleep disorder, or dyssomnia, characterized by excessive sleepiness and sleep attacks at inappropriate times, such as while at work. People with narcolepsy often experience disturbed nocturnal sleep and an abnormal daytime sleep pattern, which often is confused with insomnia. Narcoleptics, when falling asleep, generally experience the REM stage of sleep within 5 minutes; whereas most people do not experience REM sleep until an hour or so later.
For those of you who aren't able to work any more. What do you like to do to fill your time? If you do crafts, what kind of a craft do you do?I'm hoping all of us can share our ideas to help others (including myself) come up with new things that we…Continue
I am in high school and im a great basketball player, i played my first 2 years and was in great shape having a blast. but then i stopped for a couple months and gained alot of weight!! i mean alot!! :( and i cant even play the sport i love. im so…Continue
Hey all,I seem to have been dealt a rather poor hand of cards. I've got narcolepsy, with cataplexy and sleep paralysis, but I'm also struggling with hemipeligic migraines.More general things I deal with are some rather bad allergies (dust, mold,…Continue
I had a dream the other night that I haven't had since I was in my 30's, but the nightmare plagued me throughout my teenage years and 20's. I am standing at the bus stop waiting to come home from high school. There is a little dog running around in…Continue
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