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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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Sleepy American has found the BEST friends in DFW Narcolepsy Friends!

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Sleepy American has found  the BEST friends in DFW Narcolepsy Friends!

DFW Narcolepsy Friends! Our local support group! I finally found a group of friends that I am not asked to spell or define 'CATAPLEXY'. I love ❤️ to help others newly diagnosed, suspect narcolepsy, pregnancy n narco as well as Disability. Most importantly how we are Really the most Awesome Superheroes. Sleepy American Heroes. Thanks for donating anything you feel called on your ❤️ to a cause so worthy and part of our members' lives. Thanks so much, Sleepy American

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