Narcolepsy 360: Ginger Zee

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Ginger Zee is the chief meteorologist for ABC News, author, advocate and a person with narcolepsy.

In this episode, Ginger shares her journey to being diagnosed with narcolepsy type 2. She also shares about how her mental health was affected by her drug prescriptions to her narcolepsy symptoms.

Claire and Ginger discuss how she handles her narcolepsy while always having to be prepared to travel for work as a chief meteorologist for ABC News when a major weather event takes place. Ginger details her pregnancy experiences and being a mother of two. On top of her work as a meteorologist, Ginger is also an author. Ginger has written a memoir, Natural Disaster--I cover them, I am one, and a YA fiction series called Chasing Helicity.

Ginger is an advocate for both narcolepsy awareness and encouraging young people to go into STEM.

You can follow Ginger at @ginger_zee on Instagram, @gingerzeetv on Facebook, and @ginger_zee on Twitter. You can check out her books on her website.

You can follow Wake Up Narcolepsy at @narcolepsy_360 on Instagram, @wakeupnarcolepsy on Instagram and Facebook and @wakenarcolepsy on Twitter. Let us know your thoughts about this episode by using the hashtag #narcolepsy360 and please rate and review us on Apple Podcasts.

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