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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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DISINVINCIBLE On The NapCast Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story

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DISINVINCIBLE On The NapCast Rising Voices of Narcolepsy Story

I am not a throwaway person; I am more than what I was before narcolepsy. My inner strength and the profound ability for empathetic understanding, enjoying the little things, stubbornly pushing to succeed in feats and what I can do, and a seasonably unique perspective chronic invisible illness has had a profound effect on my life. I have the superpowers include determination, resiliency, empathetic understanding and empathetic projection. I see and feel things that are invisible to other people, and help share other’s experiences to increase empathetic understanding.

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You have no Authority concerning MY Narcolepsy with Cataplexy. ~Sleepy American

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Unless you experience bone breaking Cataplexy, Unless you have Hypnagogic Hallucinations couple with Sleep Paralysis.... Whenever you close your eyes... So Afraid to sleep, so afraid you are Dead, So afraid you are in Hell... You have no Authority concerning MY Narcolepsy with Cataplexy. ~Sleepy American

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Rising like a Bosssssssss

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Rising  like a Bosssssssss

 I am an Invisible Disability Advocate, from Zero to Hero, like a phoenix from the ashes in the face of extreme adversity. Narcolepsy is Expensive in every way: financially, socially, emotionally,self-esteem, relationships, independence, judged unjustly, health, etc .

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Sleepy American Heroes S01E02:Cindy Vs. The Huffle Puffle

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Something weird is going on with 3rd grader Cindy... she is always in a sleep haze even when she gets a full nights 'sleep'. Everyone things the Huffle Puffle is a bad dream, but Cindy knows this monster is Real and torments her every night in her bed... she cannot fight, she is unable to move. Then suddenly the buzzz of paralysis lifts and poof the Huffle Puffle disappears. When she laughs or gets frightened at recess, her knees and body give out, face droops, and her friends worry and try to hold her up. Where is Sleepy American to...

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