Forgot your password?  

Essay | Narcolepsy

This student essay consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis of Narcolepsy.
This section contains 1,103 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Student Essay on Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy

Summary: Describes symptoms of the disease Narcolepsy. Provides statistical data on occurences. Details how it is diagnosed and lists possible treatment.
According to the American Narcolepsy Association, as of the year 2000, Narcolepsy has affected about 200,000 people in the US alone. It has been estimated that six out of every ten thousand citizens have Narcolepsy. Around four percent are symptomatic by age ten, twenty-five percent after age twenty and eighteen percent after age thirty. Developing symptoms after age forty is very rare, almost never happening. In order to fully comprehend the effects Narcolepsy may have on ones life, one must first discover how one might come to be diagnosed with it, what symptoms to look for, and how it may be treated.

Narcolepsy is a chronic sleeping disorder affecting many citizens more and more each day. There is no known cause for this disease, however, many would agree that it seems to be caused by an imbalance in the brain's sleep wake cycle. Studies have shown that inheritance may have a...

(read more)

This section contains 1,103 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Student Essay on Narcolepsy
Follow Us on Facebook