Friday, September 21, 2018

New Treatments for Narcolepsy

  Over the past 10 years, researchers have made great advances in understanding the underlying biology of narcolepsy, and these insights are now leading to new and possibly more effective treatments for...

Link Between Hypersomnia and Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy and Idiopathic Hypersomnia Characteristics It is believed that both genetic and non-genetic predisposing factors contribute to the development of narcolepsy. Narcolepsy equally affects both men and women. It usually starts during adolescence...

Important Baby Sleep Disorders

Baby Sleep Disorders Apnea and night terrors are the 2 primary baby sleep disorders to be aware of. They are rarer than the typical behavioral problems we know (learning to self soothe and...

Narcolepsy Causes , Treatment & Symptoms

Narcolepsy is a neurological disorder that affects the control of sleep and wakefulness. People with narcolepsy experience excessive daytime sleepiness and intermittent, uncontrollable episodes of falling asleep during the daytime. These...

Narcolepsy and the swine flu vaccine: the girl who falls asleep 40 times a...

This week, the group was given fresh hope that the challenges they face will be acknowledged after a tribunalordered the government to pay £120,000 in damages to a 12-year-old boy whose...

Cataplexy as a side effect of modafinil in a patient without narcolepsy

Abstract Narcolepsy is a disease in which there is diurnal excessive sleepiness with sleep attacks and a prevalence in the general population of 1/4000 individuals. Classically, it is characterized by cataplexy, sleep...

Narcolepsy Treatments and Drugs

There is no cure for narcolepsy, but medications and lifestyle modifications can help you manage the symptoms. Medications Medications for narcolepsy include: Stimulants. Drugs that stimulate the central nervous system are the primary...

Options For Wake-Promoting Medication For Narcolepsy

In managing narcolepsy, it’s usually a matter of using a combination of non-drug strategies such as napping and managing commitments together with medications to help people stay awake and, if needed,...

A Person with Narcolepsy Can Lead a Fairly Normal Life

Narcolepsy cannot be cured, but its symptoms can usually be controlled so that a person with narcolepsy can lead a fairly normal life. Treatment needs to be individualized, as each person...

Alternative Therapies Of Narcolepsy

The ideas presented below are provided for educational purposes only and do not constitute medical diagnosis, treatment or advice. Anyone using the information provided does so at their own risk. It...
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