Advice for Excessive Daytime Sleepiness | Could you have Narcolepsy?


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What do you do when sleepiness gets in the way of your daily routine. Coffee, Sugar, Exercise? We all have coping mechanisms but what if it happens all the time, what if your child is exhibiting sluggish behavior, the teachers are complaining about their laziness or sleeping in class. These are all signs that your child may need help. In this week's show, we welcome Tara O'Connor and hear her struggles with getting diagnosed correctly with Narcolepsy after years of looking for answers. Her story may provide you a confirmation of your suspicions. Maybe it's a loved one, a parent, or you, you may have already sought expert help but to no avail. These are sure-fire reasons to get seek 2nd or even 3rd opinions.
So mark your calendars Tuesday, September 22 is World Narcolepsy Day.
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