Courtesy of Citizen TV: Dealing With Sleeping Disorder, Narcolepsy

Have you ever heard of narcolepsy? Well, that condition has become part and parcel of the life of one Edward Karungu. The life of the form four student at Kirimara High School in Karatina continues to be characterized by a permanent and overwhelming feeling of sleepiness and fatigue, two years on. Edward was diagnosed with narcolepsy … a chronic disorder of the central nervous system, characterized by the brain’s inability to control the sleep – wake cycle. It is a cycle that our reporter Sally Mbilu reports on after spending a day with Edward, a teenager who in his own words says “great men are known in times of crisis”