It’s Sleep Week 2021 (March 14-20), so here are some things that people with narcolepsy want others to know about this often misunderstood condition: 1.
We are not lazy. Sleepiness is not laziness. Narcolepsy is a chronic, neurological disorder that impairs the brain’s ability to regulate the sleep-wake cycle.
People with narcolepsy experience the level of sleepiness that people without narcolepsy would feel after staying awake for 48-72 hours.Read more on themighty.com