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narcolepsy-cataplexy vs narcolepsy


Posted by j on June 26, 2001 at 06:53:29:

i've been reading that there are different causes of narcolepsy with cataplexy and narcolepsy without cataplexy (the former possibly being attributed to the lack of hypocretin in the brain while the cause of the latter is still unknown). i'm curious as to whether sleep attacks are specific to one group (possibly the narcolepsy-cataplexy group) with the other group just having general EDS throughout the day (in addition to possible HH and sleep paralysis) without the attacks.

nd not the otherthose of you who have narcolepsy without cataplexy have sleep attacks or if you just have general EDS throughout the day.

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