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Are people with narcolepsy always tired or could they just have a day every week or two where they feel like they're going to collapse and sleep?
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Dr. Dennis Clifford
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
In brief: Frequently fatigued
Fighting being tired can be a daily effort for those with narcolepsy.
Good treatment lessens the symptoms of fatigue, but most patients have lower quality of life scores than normal people because of fatigue.

In brief: Frequently fatigued
Fighting being tired can be a daily effort for those with narcolepsy.
Good treatment lessens the symptoms of fatigue, but most patients have lower quality of life scores than normal people because of fatigue.
Dr. Dennis Clifford
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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Dr. Andre Berger
Cosmetic Surgery
In brief: Yes
Narcolepsy can occur daily or periodically, such as one or more days per week depending upon numerous factors.
The most common cause is obstructive sleep apnea, leading to excessive daytime sleepiness and narcolepsy, but the narcolepsy can occur every day or periodically on some days.

In brief: Yes
Narcolepsy can occur daily or periodically, such as one or more days per week depending upon numerous factors.
The most common cause is obstructive sleep apnea, leading to excessive daytime sleepiness and narcolepsy, but the narcolepsy can occur every day or periodically on some days.
Dr. Andre Berger
Dr. Andre Berger
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