Michelle Cao

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What every physician needs to know: Narcolepsy is a chronic sleep disorder caused by a dysfunction of the central nervous system’s sleep-wake regulation. The classic tetrad for narcolepsy consists of excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS), cataplexy, sleep paralysis, and hypnagogic hallucinations. Only some of the four symptoms may be present in an individual, and these symptoms…

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