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5 February 2023

  • curprev 13:4113:41, 5 February 2023Prab talk contribs 4,238 bytes +4,238 Created page with "Narcolepsy is a chronic sleep disorder characterized by excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS), cataplexy, sleep paralysis, and hypnagogic hallucinations. It is a relatively rare condition, affecting approximately 1 in 2,000 individuals, and can have a significant impact on daily life and functioning. ==Mechanism== The underlying mechanism of narcolepsy is a deficiency in the neurotransmitter hypocretin (also known as orexin), which regulates the sleep-wake cycle. This defic..."