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Narcolepsy is a chronic sleep disorder, or dyssomnia. The condition is characterized by excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) in which a person experiences extreme fatigue and possibly falls asleep at inappropriate times, such as while at work or at school.
Understanding giggle incontinence: Causes, symptoms, and management

Understanding giggle incontinence: Causes, symptoms, and management

Study explores the mediatory role of gut microbiota in metabolic syndrome and sleep disorders

Study explores the mediatory role of gut microbiota in metabolic syndrome and sleep disorders

Patients with narcolepsy face a dual nightmare of medication shortages and stigma

Patients with narcolepsy face a dual nightmare of medication shortages and stigma

Idiopathic hypersomnia may not be as rare as previously thought

Idiopathic hypersomnia may not be as rare as previously thought

Sleepers can respond to verbal stimuli, study finds

Sleepers can respond to verbal stimuli, study finds

Solriamfetol may be an effective alternative for managing ADHD in adults, trial shows

Solriamfetol may be an effective alternative for managing ADHD in adults, trial shows

The role of orexin in the modulation of sleep and wakefulness

The role of orexin in the modulation of sleep and wakefulness

Review explores relationship between sleep disorders and pregnancy

Review explores relationship between sleep disorders and pregnancy

Orexin is crucial to the regulation of pupil size, research shows

Orexin is crucial to the regulation of pupil size, research shows

Moderate-to-vigorous physical activity promotes good-quality sleep

Moderate-to-vigorous physical activity promotes good-quality sleep

Are nasal-spray vaccines the solution to respiratory infectious diseases?

Are nasal-spray vaccines the solution to respiratory infectious diseases?

New discovery increases understanding of the effects of narcolepsy on the brain

New discovery increases understanding of the effects of narcolepsy on the brain

Severe sleep apnea diagnosis panics reporter until he finds a simple, no-cost solution

Severe sleep apnea diagnosis panics reporter until he finds a simple, no-cost solution

The incidence rates of adverse events of special interest in COVID-19 vaccinated and non-vaccinated persons

The incidence rates of adverse events of special interest in COVID-19 vaccinated and non-vaccinated persons

Study finds increased risk of neurodegenerative disorders among COVID-19 positive patients

Study finds increased risk of neurodegenerative disorders among COVID-19 positive patients

Temporary increase in dopamine levels initiates sleep state transitions

Temporary increase in dopamine levels initiates sleep state transitions

Increased levels of dopamine play an important role in transition to REM sleep, mice study suggests

Increased levels of dopamine play an important role in transition to REM sleep, mice study suggests

FDA approves a new indication for chronic sleep disorder treatment

FDA approves a new indication for chronic sleep disorder treatment

New AASM position statement emphasizes that sleep is a biological necessity

New AASM position statement emphasizes that sleep is a biological necessity

New algorithm can improve diagnosis, treatment of sleep disorders

New algorithm can improve diagnosis, treatment of sleep disorders