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Narcolepsy Suggestions

(Also Known As: Insomnia Suggestions, Narcoleptic Suggestions)

(Reviewed by: Paul Peterson, Licensed Therapist)

Suggestions for Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy can be a dangerous condition, especially when sleepiness attack episodes occur while the person is driving or when handling hazardous machineries that can pose a grave threat to their safety. There is no definite cure for narcolepsy and once left untreated the condition can become disabling to a narcoleptic. But breakthroughs in medicine and lifestyle changes can help control the degree of symptomatic manifestations of the disorder and makes the condition easier to live with. 13

Narcolepsy is a life long disorder that one should learn how to properly deal with. In order to avoid harm, narcoleptics should know how to take precautions such as the following:

  • Take your medicine exactly as prescribed
  • Safeguard your home and work place
  • Avoid being alone when you are likely to have an attack
  • Seek immediate help with health professionals
  • Take naps before driving
  • Stop regularly when driving and try to exercise during your stops
  • Consider not driving alone

Could You Have Narcolepsy?

Narcolepsy Topics

Related Conditions

Dyssomnia – Difficulty Remaining Asleep, Disturbed Quantity and Quality of Sleep
Hypersomnia – Excessive Daytime Sleepiness, Prolonged Nighttime Sleep, Repeated Daytime Naps
Parasomnias NOS – Abnormal Movement When Sleeping, Abnormal Emotion and Behavior During Sleep, Sleepwalking, Bruxism, Sleep Terror Disorder, Nightmare Disorder