ABC NightlinePrime and Narcolepsy
“Thursday, August 19: â€œNightlinePrimeâ€ co-anchor Cynthia McFadden explores the brain in love. She follows a remarkable story of love lost and found again after a traumatic brain injury. McFadden also talks to a man who is literally paralyzed by loveâ€”a peculiar brain condition that causes his body to shut down when he experiences feelings of love for his wife.”
The man with the â€œpeculiar brain conditionâ€ (Narcolepsy with Cataplexy) is Neuroscience Researcher Matthew Frerking and his wife Patricia who works in Public Health Policy. They recently spent a weekend being followed by a Nightline camera crew and being interviewed by reporters.
You can read more about it on Patricia Frerking’s blog, http://sleepingaroundadventuresinnarcolepsy.blogspot.com/ Check your local listings for airtimes for NightlinePrime.
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Date Created: August 13th, 2010
Last Updated: August 29th, 2010