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The little girl, too, developed narcolepsy, forcing Church to acknowledge his own.
The event held at Title Boxing Club in Carlsbad helped raise awareness and funds for the nonprofit that offers educational information, events and emotional support to those with narcolepsy, a sleeping disorder.
Dreams, nightmares, sedatives, stimulants, narcolepsy, insomnia, post-traumatic stress disorder and even homelessness all come under his gaze.
In 2007, Flygare, then a 24-year-old law student, was diagnosed with narcolepsy with cataplexy, a neurological disorder that causes chronic sleepiness and, in her case, symptoms of brief episodes of muscle weakness triggered by strong emotions.
People who have narcolepsy tend to slip quickly into REM sleep, the phase when dreams occur, rather than experiencing the four phases that usually precede it.
In the 1960s, fenethylline was widely recommended to people suffering from ailments like hyperactivity and narcolepsy.
Jazz Pharmaceuticals Plc’s Xyrem, for the sleep disorder narcolepsy, and suboxone, for opioid addiction, also carry such warnings about the potential for side effects or abuse.
Jazz, which became an Irish company after its merger with Azur Pharma in 2012, has a drug portfolio focused on narcolepsy and hematology.
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Origin and Etymology of narcolepsy
First Known Use: 1880See Words from the same year
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