Narcolepsy Treatment

People with narcolepsy suddenly fall asleep at random times, causing problems in their daily lives, lack of energy, hallucinations, and moodiness. There are approximately 25,000 cases of this condition in the UK, which makes it a fairly rare condition. Narcolepsy is typically treated with Modafinil, a medicine.

Using our effective medications will help you avoid the disruptive and inconvenient symptoms of narcolepsy.



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What is narcolepsy?

Narcolepsy is a neurological disorder that affects sleep control. As a result, patients suffer from excessive daytime sleepiness that interferes with daily activities, episodes of falling asleep uncontrollably (at random times), and sleep paralysis.

A sudden loss of muscle tone can also cause feelings of weakness and slurred speech. Hallucinations (which can be extremely frequent and vivid), memory loss, mental fogginess, inability to focus, fatigue, and depression are also reported by Narcolepsy sufferers.

Usually, narcolepsy develops between 15 and 25, but it can affect anyone. The number of people affected by this condition is unclear, since most cases go unreported. However, it is believed to be equally prevalent among men and women.

What causes narcolepsy?

Many cases of narcolepsy are caused by a lack of hypocretin, a chemical that regulates wakefulness in the brain. We don’t know what causes the lack of this chemical, but current suggestions include a gene that controls production, or mistakenly attacking production cells by the immune system.

The brain areas associated with REM sleep have also been found to have abnormalities. It usually happens after light and deep sleep (after about 90 minutes) that people dream. The REM sleep experienced by people with narcolepsy, however, occurs almost instantly during sleep and waking hours. Some of the symptoms of the disorder, such as hallucinations and sleep paralysis, could be explained by this.

How can I treat narcolepsy? (Modafinil)

Because there is no cure for narcolepsy, it makes sense that there is no cause. Medication can, however, control most of these symptoms in most people. With Modafinil, one can treat the debilitating symptoms of excessive daytime sleepiness.

What is Modafinil?

A medication known as modafinil(buy from medsforless), sold under the brand name Provigil, is prescribed to treat sleepiness caused by sleep disorders such as narcolepsy or shift work sleep disorder. Eugeroics are not stimulants (in spite of the fact that they act like stimulants). As opposed to classic stimulants, this wakefulness-promoting agent doesn’t make you jittery, has few side effects, and doesn’t crash.

Treatment for narcolepsy should include medication as well as lifestyle changes. You should also avoid alcohol, nicotine, and caffeine, as well as heavy meals. Getting into a routine by keeping a sleeping schedule (including short daytime naps), exercising regularly, and eating regularly is a good idea.

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