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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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Evolution of Dance: Cataplexy Edition

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Evolution of Dance: Cataplexy Edition

Evolution of Dance: Cataplexy Edition From the Head bobble  to the knee Jerk Je Jerks to Break my foot Dancing, Sleepy American takes you on an exclusive tour of the evolution of Dance, Cataplexy Edition.  What my Knees Jerk Je Jerk and you know You're funny!

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Sleeper of the House: Rare Disease Legislative Advocates Week Feb 26-March 3rd 2017

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This Holiday Season Please Spare some Change so I, Sleepy American can create real change for many with invisible disabilities on Capitol Hill during Rare Disease Week 2017.  I represent ALL invisible disabilities from Lupus to Parkinson's, from Autism to Fibromyalgia. Having lived in extreme poverty and reliant on Government assistance in some of the saddest parts of my life. Change for Real Change #raredc2017  The only way I can make this happen for US, is if I can raise enough to cover travel... airplane, trans, taxi, hotel, meals, etc. for #RAREDC2017 Week. The State of TX will only stipend me...

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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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NarcoCon 2016- Assemble Sleepy American Heroes

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NarcoCon 2016- Assemble Sleepy American Heroes

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