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The sleeping disorder many misunderstand

Though incurable, narcolepsy can be managed with medication and lifestyle changes

In Summary

• One can experience extreme daytime sleepiness or sudden irresistible bouts of sleep

• It is often misdiagnosed as not sleeping enough or psychiatric or emotional disorders

When Anne Nduati got a call from her daughter’s class teacher a few years ago that the girl was sleeping too much during lessons, she initially dismissed it as a case of laziness and ...