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A 47-year-old female asked:

I have a myriad of symptoms but it seems no one doctor wants to fully investigate all of them. i was diagnosed with narcolepsy by a sleep study doctor, but i have no energy, numbness and tingling in my extremities, and my biggest complaint, brain fog and

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Dr. AUSTINA CHO
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Talk to your dr.: You should discuss your symptoms and treatment w/ your dr. Meds such as Provigil or amphetamine derivatives like Ritalin (methylphenidate) or Adderall can help. Others include SSRI, SNRI or tricyclic antidepressants which suppress REM sleep and sudden loss of muscle tone. Sodium oxybate helps improve sleep. Exercise; brief, regular daytime naps, regular sleep time & avoidance of alcohol or nicotine can also help.

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