Tips and Tricks to Manage Narcolepsy Day-to-Day

Narcolepsy can make life complicated, but with the help of a sleep doctor and some tips and tricks to get you through the day, you can manage your days better.
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ConclusionPD individuals are more likely to experience EDS and fall asleep inappropriately during activities if DQB1*0602 positive. Genetic vulnerability may explain EDS risk in PD.
Source: Journal of Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
In conclusion, across three large clinical trials of participants with narcolepsy or obstructive sleep apnea, Epworth Sleepiness Scale scores demonstrated a robust acceptable level of test-retest reliability in evaluating treatment response over time.PMID:34545626 | DOI:10.1111/jsr.13476
Source: Journal of Sleep Research - Category: Sleep Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, Ahead of Print.
Source: Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : JCSM - Category: Sleep Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
Epilepsy Behav. 2021 Sep 14;124:108311. doi: 10.1016/j.yebeh.2021.108311. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTExcessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) and attentional deficits are often observed in people with epilepsy. They may be the consequence of seizures and subclinical discharges as well as of comorbid conditions as obstructive sleep apnea/hypopnea syndrome (OSAS), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), or other less frequent disorders. Excessive daytime sleepiness may also be caused or worsened by antiseizure medications (ASMs). Several meta-analyses suggested that lamotrigine, lacosamide, and perhaps eslicarbazepine ...
Source: Epilepsy and Behaviour - Category: Neurology Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionsMinimally important difference and clinically important response estimates for the FOSQ-10 for adults with excessive daytime sleepiness in narcolepsy or obstructive sleep apnea will be helpful for interpreting changes over time and defining a clinical responder.ClinicalTrials.gov identifiersNCT02348593 (first submitted January 15, 2015) and NCT02348606 (first submitted January 15, 2015)
Source: Sleep and Breathing - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, Ahead of Print.
Source: Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : JCSM - Category: Sleep Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine, Ahead of Print.
Source: Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicine : JCSM - Category: Sleep Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
In conclusion, pitolisant is a differentiated therapeutic option, when compared with psychostimulants, for the treatment of EDS, as this agent does not show any amphetamine-like properties within in vivo preclinical models.
Source: Pharmacology Research and Perspectives - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Tags: ORIGINAL ARTICLE Source Type: research
J Sleep Res. 2021 Aug 18:e13461. doi: 10.1111/jsr.13461. Online ahead of print.ABSTRACTThe national lockdown imposed in several countries to counteract the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic led to an unprecedented situation with serious effects on mental health of the general population and of subjects affected by heterogeneous diseases. Considering the positive association between narcoleptic symptoms and creativity, we aimed at exploring the psychological distress associated with COVID-19 restrictions and its relationship with depressive symptoms and creativity in patients with narcolepsy type 1 (NT1). A total...
Source: Journal of Sleep Research - Category: Sleep Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
Jazz Pharmaceuticals brought in more than $1.7 billion last year selling GHB to narcolepsy patients. With the new approval, sales could soar.
Source: NYT Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Drugs (Pharmaceuticals) Sedatives Narcolepsy Sleep Food and Drug Administration Jazz Pharmaceuticals Inc Drug Abuse and Traffic Source Type: news
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