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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January is Mental Wellness Month

What is mental wellness? According to the World Health Organization, mental wellness is “a state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope […]

10 ways to manage stress this winter

With shorter periods of daylight and cold weather, winter can make living with narcolepsy, idiopathic hypersomnia, and related health issues even more challenging. This is why getting […]

Staff Update

Those of you who attended the highly successful 36th Annual Narcolepsy Network Conference in Atlanta will already know that our Transition Director Amy Kant was unable to […]

PRESS RELEASE: Narcolepsy Network recognizes Dr. Mignot for 30 years of research

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 26, 2022   Dr. Emmanuel Mignot has been named the inaugural recipient of Narcolepsy Network’s Mignot Award for Excellence in Research, which will be […]

Stay Hydrated This Summer

While exposure to light is supposed to promote “alertness”, it’s not uncommon to feel tired or even sluggish after spending time outside. There are many factors that […]

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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