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Narcolepsy is a malfunction of the sleep/wake regulating system in the brain of unknown origin. Its most common manifestation is an irresistible tendency to fall asleep, even in unlikely circumstances such as in the middle of a conversation or at a meal.

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PsychNet-UK Narcolepsy Information Sheet - Description, Causation, Treatment, Associated Features, Differential Diagnosis etc.
  Children given Swine Flu Shots have an increased Risk of Narcolepsy - Finnish experts.Mail Online. Not Rated
  Insomniacs - Narcolepsy is a rare condition where the sufferer falls asleep up to ten times a day. They have no control over the disorder and although they may feel refreshed after their sleep another episode may follow within a short space of time. Most of us are aware of feeling sleepy and can control when and where we sleep. Sufferers of Narcolepsy may feel extreme tiredness, and will have sleep attacks which they are unable to control. 3/5
Narcolepsy UK - Speaks for all those with narcolepsy in the United Kingdom. As well as being a significant presence on the web we are also available to answer enquiries over the phone, just click on the contact us section for details. 3/5
  Narcolepsy - Is a long-term (chronic sleep) disorder that disrupts a normal sleeping pattern. Symptoms of narcolepsy can be mild or severe. NHS Choices. 3/5
  NINDS Narcolepsy Fact Sheet - Narcolepsy is a chronic neurological disorder caused by the brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally. At various times throughout the day, people with narcolepsy experience fleeting urges to sleep. If the urge becomes overwhelming, patients fall asleep for periods lasting from a few seconds to several minutes. In rare cases, some people may remain asleep for an hour or longer. 3/5
  Narcolepsy Leaflet - Narcolepsy is a chronic sleep disorder that disrupts your normal sleeping pattern. It can cause you to fall asleep suddenly, without warning (known as "sleep attacks") and also tends to make you feel excessively drowsy during the day time. 3/5
  The Science of Sleep - Hope for Narcolepsy Sufferers - Recent medical advances have given narcolepsy sufferers hope of a normal life, but only for a few in the UK. A Guardian Online Article. Not Rated
 
 
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Narcolepsy is a malfunction of the sleep/wake regulating system in the brain of unknown origin. Its most common manifestation is an irresistible tendency to fall asleep, even in unlikely circumstances such as in the middle of a conversation or at a meal.
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