AntiNarcoleptic Drugs vs Narcolepsy Chronic Sleep disorder.mp4


AntiNarcoleptic drugs vs Narcolepsy chronic sleep disorder.mp4 – Narcolepsy is a chronic neurological disorder caused by the brains inability to regulate the correct times for sleeping and the correct times to be awake. At various moments throughout the day, people with narcolepsy experience sudden urges to sleep. If the urge becomes overwhelming, they may do so for periods lasting from a few seconds to several minutes. The condition is profoundly disabling, interrupting lifes basic day to day activities, including working, driving, even conversing with others. Narcolepsy affects about 1 in every 2000 Americans. Narcolepsy is a chronic sleep disorder, or dyssomnia, 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. Narcoleptics usually experience disturbed nocturnal sleep and an abnormal daytime sleep pattern, which is often confused with insomnia. When a narcoleptic falls asleep they generally experience the REM stage of sleep within 10 minutes; whereas most people do not experience REM sleep until after 90 minutes. There is little evidence to suggest that narcoleptics tend to have a shorter life span. Provigil: An oral drug first approved by the FDA in 1998 for the treatment of narcolepsy, a condition in which there is an uncontrollable desire to sleep. Provigil promotes wakefulness. In 2004 the FDA also approved Provigil for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea and sleeping problems caused by shift


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