Nakolepsi au Narkolepsi

Nakolepsi au Narkolepsi

Neno “Narcolepsy” (hali ya kusinzia hasa mchana) linalotokana na neno “Narcolepsie” ambalo ni neno la Kifaransa. Neno hilo la Kifaransa — narcolepsie, lilitumika kwa mara ya kwanza mnamo wa mwaka 1880 naye Jean Baptiste kwa wakati huo alitumia...

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Narcolepsy Diagnosis

In Kenya, diagnosis is normally done by undergoing Electroencephalography (EEG) which monitors brain waves, a specialist will analyse your test results to determine whether you have normal brain wave activity, breathing patterns, and muscle and...

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Narcolepsy Treatment

Narcolepsy has no cure The goal is to decrease EDS and reduce occurrences of cataplexy using minimal medication, EDS and cataplexy must be treated separately. Traditionally, central nervous system stimulants (i.e., Ritalin, Dexedrine, etc.) have...

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Is it hereditary?

Narcolepsy patients do not fit any specific profile. The disorder is found in all types of people around the world. Males and females, have it in equal numbers. Although there is a genetic component to narcolepsy, most narcolepsy patients have no...

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Why it is a problem

Many people don’t understand narcolepsy. Some may think your sleepiness is due to laziness or lack of attention. Others may think falling asleep during the day is not a big problem. But Narcolepsy is a serious medical disorder that can...

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What is Narcolepsy?

Narcolepsy is a chronic (lifelong) neurological (brain-related) condition. Excessive daytime sleepiness is its most common symptom. If you have narcolepsy, you do not need more sleep than other people. Rather, you are not able to maintain normal...

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Do you have it?

Are you often very sleepy during the day? Do you sometimes fall asleep by accident? Is your nighttime sleep disrupted or not restful? Do you wake feeling unrefreshed? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may have narcolepsy, a...

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