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Narcolepsy is like a vehicle’s failing or slipping transmission

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Narcolepsy is like a vehicle’s failing or slipping transmission

  The origin of Narcolepsy in where One very small part of our hypothalamus of those living with type one Narcolepsy with Cataplexy is housed within the hypothalamus, part of our limbic system controlling our most basic needs and drive for survival, reproduction. The immune system attacks the ventrolateral preoptic nucleus (VLPO or VLPN), obliterating the neurons secreting Hypocretin (Orexin) the chemical responsible for controlling our sleep-wake cycles. Once this happens (an autoimmune response) those neurons are gone. The brain with Narcolepsy no longer progresses from a well-evolved circadian Rhythm seamlessly changing gears from the hypnagogic Stage 1, stage 2, to...

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Narcolepsy is Like a Broken Automobile Transmission

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Narcolepsy is Like a Broken Automobile Transmission

Narcolepsy is like a vehicle’s failing or slipping transmission. When your car’s transmission is working well... Every gear follows a specific number of rotations per minute  and it’s in bad shape when one can’t lock in the rpm without the gears not locking in place. You can only start at a school zone in gear 1-2. Gears 3 and 4 for 30 ,40 rpm as you need more speed. The origin of Narcolepsy in where One very small part of our hypothalamus of those living with type one Narcolepsy with Cataplexy is housed within the hypothalamus, part of our limbic...

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