I have Narcolepsy and am being treated with Xyrem. My doctor says I do not produce L-Methylfolate?
- 17 Jul 2012 by galee
- xyrem, depression, narcolepsy, sleep disorders, l-methylfolate, norepinephrine, sleep, doctor
therefore, the other chemicals for sleep, serotonin and norepinephrine are not doing their job and I am not getting correct deep sleep and that is why I am having memory problems and lack of energy. Please explain this to me.
21 Jul 2012
Hello galee. Your doctor is correct. L-Methylfoate is vitamin B. Vitamin B feeds the sertonin and norepinephrine channels that help a person to fall asleep. Taking the drug Xyrem acts as a booster in helping you to fall asleep. Regards, pledge
20 Jul 2014
You are missing the key elements to getting deep restorative sleep, Xyrem puts you in that state. They say a person with narcolepsy is like a person who has been awake 72 hrs, within a week Xyrem can fix that for you. Your dr just made it complicated
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