Today is World Narcolepsy Day

The difficulty in being diagnosed with this rare disease is why so many people go undiagnosed for many year’s. I believe that not only should doctor’s receive training in sleep disorders, teacher’s should too! If a teacher was aware of what to look for, they may be able to help a student to get diagnosedContinue reading “Today is World Narcolepsy Day”

World Narcolepsy Day 2021

World Narcolepsy Day is only 11 days away, September 22nd. Narcolepsy is a Rare Disease that affects 1 in 2,000 In the US or 3 million worldwide! It is a neurological disorder that affects the brain’s ability to control the sleep AND wake cycles, and there is no cure. Excessive Daytime Sleepiness is the mostContinue reading “World Narcolepsy Day 2021”

Hypnagogic Hallucinations

The festive season is now behind us and I am sure that I am not the only one glad to have seen 2020 come to an end. The pandemic has had a devastating impact globally, but it has also had some positive outcomes especially where receiving health care is concerned. The introduction of phone appointmentsContinue reading “Hypnagogic Hallucinations”

Fatigue and the Festive Season

The festive season is exhausting for people as it is, so imagine how difficult it is for someone who has undiagnosed and therefore un-treated narcolepsy, a full-time job and 4 children! I always hosted Christmas lunch and to be honest I found having the family over for Christmas was a lot easier than having toContinue reading “Fatigue and the Festive Season”