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 affect you in many ways. It can keep you from getting the nighttime sleep your body needs to stay healthy. It can cause emotional and social difficulties. And it can lead to mistakes and accidents that can endanger your health and even your life. So it’s important to get proper treatment.