Experts proved that narcolepsy may be caused by a deficiency in the production of a chemical called hypocretin by the brain. This disease you can be shown between the ages of 15 and 25, but it can become apparent at any age.
Here are symptoms of Narcolepsy –
- Hallucinations: These delusional experiences are vivid and frequently they are frightening. The content is primarily visual, but any of the other senses can be involved.
- Excessive Daytime Sleepiness (EDS): It express that the person with narcolepsy is not sufficient sleep at night. People with EDS report mental cloudiness, a lack of energy and concentration, memory lapses, a depressed mood, and/or extreme exhaustion
- Sleep paralysis: This symptom involves the temporary inability to move or speak while falling asleep or waking up. These episodes are generally brief lasting a few seconds to several minutes. After episodes end, people rapidly recover their full capacity to move and speak.
- Cataplexy: It express that a sudden loss of muscle tone that leads to feelings of weakness and a loss of voluntary muscle. The symptoms ranging from slurred speech to total body collapse depending on the muscles involved and is often triggered by intense emotion, for example surprise, laughter or anger.
People with narcolepsy experience excessive daytime sleepiness and intermittent, uncontrollable episodes of falling asleep during the day. By aware of these symptoms you should be known the Narcolepsy disorder.
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