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A 45-year-old member asked:

Are there any other diseases that have the same symptoms of narcolepsy?

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Dr. Mark Patterson
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Yes: One of the main symptoms of narcolepsy is excessive daytime sleepiness. However, daytime sleepiness can be due to many medical causes. A quick screening test is the epworth sleepiness scale and can be found at: http://www.Stanford.Edu/~dement/epworth.Html. If you score a 9 or higher, see your doctor and explain your concern.

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