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What are the symptoms of narcolepsy?

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Symptoms of narcolepsy include:

�You fall asleep randomly. Tis can happen anytime, anywhere. �Intense daytime sleepiness. You might have mental cloudiness, a lack of energy and concentration, memory lapses, a depressed mood, and/or extreme exhaustion.

�Sudden loss of muscle tone that leads to feelings of weakness and a loss of voluntary muscle control.

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�Sleep paralysis, in which you temporary can't move or speak while falling asleep or waking up. These episodes are generally brief, lasting a few seconds to several minutes.

SOURCE:  The National Sleep Foundation.

 

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on May 15, 2019

SOURCE:  The National Sleep Foundation.

 

Reviewed by Carol DerSarkissian on May 15, 2019

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