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Cataplexy

This Is How Terrifying Life With Narcolepsy Can Be

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 11.04.2014 | Healthy Living

Frustrated by just how difficult it was to explain her condition to others, a young woman decided to post a video on YouTube to show the world exactly...

'I'm Not Looking To Be Saved From Narcolepsy'

Julie Flygare | Posted 10.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Julie Flygare

I'm not Wonder Woman, far from it. Narcolepsy challenges me daily. I take medication twice a day and twice a night, both of which cause unpleasant side-effects. And I still have sleep attacks and cataplexy every day.

This Sleep Condition Is Less Rare Than You'd Think

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 04.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

Both of these studies offer compelling new information about the root causes and mechanisms of this very serious disorder. They also offer the promise of swifter and more accurate diagnoses, and of improvements to treatment.

How Our Legal Advocacy Helps a Child, a Family, and the Community

Judith Sandalow | Posted 11.26.2013 | DC
Judith Sandalow

Children's Law Center measures success by looking at the improvements in the lives of each individual child we meet. When we help a child, we see the child's family get stronger as well.

Narcolepsy: Huffington Post Guide To Sleep Disorders

Seed | Posted 01.30.2012 | Healthy Living

Narcolepsy is a somewhat common sleep disorder that affects roughly 1 in 2,000 Americans. This sleep disorder usually begins in the early teens to mid...

Expert Tips For Battling Cataplexy

Seed | Posted 01.26.2012 | Healthy Living

Cataplexy is a rare disorder that usually affects people with narcolepsy. We spoke to Roxanne Valentino, M.D., medical director of the St. Thomas Cent...