Introduction: Narcolepsy


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Narcolepsy: Abnormal sleep disorder leading to excessive daytime drowsiness.

Narcolepsy: Narcolepsy is a disabling neurological disorder of sleep regulation that affects the control of sleep and wakefulness. It may be described as an intrusion of the dreaming state of sleep (called REM or rapid eye movement sleep) into the waking state. 1

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1. excerpt from NINDS Narcolepsy Information Page: NINDS

Last revision: June 4, 2003

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