Narcolepsy Network is a non-profit organization dedicated to individuals with narcolepsy and related sleep disorders. Our mission is to provide services to educate, advocate, support and improve awareness of this neurological sleep disorder.
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Since 1987, NORD (National Organization for Rare Diseases), an organization whose mission is to identify, treat, and cure rare diseases through education, advocacy, and patient services has provided assistance […]
We are excited to present the Narcolepsy Education Toolbox with the partnership of Global Genes, a leading rare disease advocacy organization. Read, download, print, and distribute any […]
The Nexus Narcolepsy Registry is an effort by the narcolepsy research and advocacy communities in collaboration with Jazz Pharmaceuticals that will collect de-identified data from a large […]
Check out this study published in the Journal of Sleep Disorders & Therapy. It is based on a survey that was developed by Lois E. Krahn and […]
Having the support of other people with narcolepsy is an important part of living well with narcolepsy. One of the best ways to get this support is […]
What is Narcolepsy?
Narcolepsy is a medical disorder that impacts 1 in approximately 2,000 people in the United States of America. The disease is a sleep disorder, involving irregular patterns in Rapid Eye Movement (REM) Sleep and significant disruptions of the normal sleep/wake cycle. While the cause of narcolepsy is not completely understood, current research points to a combination of genetic and environmental factors that influence the immune system. Read More