People with narcolepsy have a tendency to fall asleep at abnormal times and constantly feel tired. This is not relieved with sufficient sleep. It is often associated with cataplexy, a loss of muscle tone while awake.
There are a number of treatments and strategies to manage narcolepsy. Your sleep consultant will be happy to talk to you about the options.
What causes narcolepsy?
The latest research into the causes on narcolepsy has focused on a hormone in the body which may control sleep and wakefulness.
Narcolepsy can be hereditary, although many people with narcolepsy do not have a family history.
Narcolepsy can affect your quality of life. By creating a treatment and management plan that is designed for your lifestyle GenesisCare can help you get back in control.
Medication, behaviour treatment and management of your environment can all help control the symptoms and help you experience them less frequently.