Can you have narcolepsy and insomnia?
Yes, you can have narcolepsy and insomnia together. Almost 50% of people with narcolepsy also experience disturbed night-time sleep, fragmented sleep, or difficulty staying asleep at night. Sleep may be disrupted by insomnia, vivid dreaming, sleep apnea, acting out while dreaming, or periodic leg movements.
- Identifying Narcolepsy Symptoms Is Important Narcolepsy Link. 2021. https://www.narcolepsylink.com/screening-and-diagnosis/recognizing-symptoms/
- Narcolepsy Fact Sheet National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke 2021. https://www.ninds.nih.gov/Disorders/Patient-Caregiver-Education/Fact-Sheets/Narcolepsy-Fact-Sheet
- The Early Signs of Narcolepsy. April 21, 2020. Encroe Research Group. https://encoredocs.com/2020/04/21/the-early-signs-of-narcolepsy/
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