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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Patient Journey Scientific Research

Last year, Narcolepsy Network partnered with Axsome Therapeutics on scientific research. KJT Group, an independent research firm, conducted an unbranded study in order to ensure patient privacy. […]

Apr 10, 2024 Webinar: Discussion with Dr. Krahn: Narcolepsy & Idiopathic Hypersomnia Basics

Narcolepsy and idiopathic hypersomnia are lifelong neurological disorders. They have similarities and differences in age of onset, symptoms, coexisting problems, and therapies. At our 2023 Conference, Dr. […]

A Mother-Daughter Bond Through Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy Network Board Member, Carol Gilmour, and her daughter, Caroline Arnette, former Narcolepsy Network Lead Youth Ambassador, are on Capitol Hill this week advocating for rare disease […]

Mar 12, 2024 Webinar: Patient Panel: Living with Narcolepsy & Idiopathic Hypersomnia

Interactive Webinar: Patient Panel: Living with Narcolepsy & Idiopathic HypersomniaTuesday, March 12th at 6:30pm ET / 3:30pm PT Let’s Share Experiences. Want to connect on Living with […]

Feb 13, 2024 Lifestyle Webinar: Understanding ADA/504 and Navigating Accommodations

Understanding ADA/504 and Navigating AccommodationsTuesday, February 13th at 7pm ET / 4pm PT In this interactive webinar, we will explore the impact of your disability as it […]

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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