It is a rare and long-term brain condition that causes a person to suddenly fall asleep at inappropriate times. The brain is unable to normally regulate sleep and wake patterns
Infection with human African trypanosomiasis, a disease caused by the bite of the tsetse fly spread on the African continent, causing the patient to lose control of himself and fall into a deep sleep at different times.
Feeling tired and stressed and not getting the right amount of sleep until the person becomes drowsy.
There are only a few known risk factors for narcolepsy, including:
age. Narcolepsy usually begins in people between the ages of 10 and 30.
family history The risk of developing narcolepsy increases from 20 to 40 times if you have a family member with narcolepsy
Doctors usually prescribe stimulants to improve alertness and reduce excessive daytime sleepiness. Antidepressants are often used to treat numbness, hallucinations, and sleep paralysis