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Guide to Narcolepsy: from Info and Tips to Genetic Insights

Hypocretins or Orexins - proteins possibly associated with Narcolepsy - NIHNarcolepsy, which term combines “narke” and “lepsis,” means an attack or seizure of numbness or stupor. It well describes the characteristic trait of EDS, or excessive daytime sleepiness, during which an individual may suddenly and without warning go to sleep, perhaps even during a conversation. Other symptoms of the disorder may include cataplexy, and sleep paralysis. Narcolepsy is now known to affect a sizable portion of the populace. Although there is as yet no known cure, science has found possible gene correlation to the condition. Symptomatology, as well as treatment methodologies and insightful tips are available to you through articles written by informed Bright Hub contributors.

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