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Lately i've noticed, after the completion of coitus, I become very sleepy. Can I be developing narcolepsy?

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Dr. Dennis Clifford
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
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In brief: Probably not

Narcolepsy would manifest itself differently.
It is common for somnolence to occur after sex as a consequence of relaxation and exertion.

In brief: Probably not

Narcolepsy would manifest itself differently.
It is common for somnolence to occur after sex as a consequence of relaxation and exertion.
Dr. Dennis Clifford
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Dr. Eric Kelts
Neurology
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In brief: Normal reaction

Most "normal" people feel a little bit tired after sex/coitus, especially if the act is relatively involved (eg lasts longer than 5 minutes).
Think of it as a heavy physical workout, and you'll understand why that might be the case. Narcolepsy, on the other hand, causes sleepiness at random times during the day with or without exercise. Good luck and stay healthy!

In brief: Normal reaction

Most "normal" people feel a little bit tired after sex/coitus, especially if the act is relatively involved (eg lasts longer than 5 minutes).
Think of it as a heavy physical workout, and you'll understand why that might be the case. Narcolepsy, on the other hand, causes sleepiness at random times during the day with or without exercise. Good luck and stay healthy!
Dr. Eric Kelts
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