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Treatments for Narcolepsy

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The treatment and management of narcolepsy involves lifestyle changes and medications.

The goals of treatment include:

  • Improving daytime alertness
  • Minimizing or eliminating troublesome symptoms such as weakness, hallucinations at the beginning or end of sleep, and sleep paralysis

Treatment involves the following:

Lifestyle changes | Medications

At this time, there are no surgical procedures for the treatment of narcolepsy.

 

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