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Narcolepsy and its treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can i help you?
User :   Ok, i wanted to get some advice on whether you thought i should get tested for narcolepsy
User :   im 21 years old and have a lot of trouble staying awake during the day
Doctor :  
User :   i fall asleep instantly at night and most of the time i dont even remember laying my head on the pillow... sometimes i'll fall asleep while talking and go into a dream, when i do this i switch what im talking about and say something related to my dream
Doctor :  
Yes , you have to consult a physcian
User :   i also will sometimes have very vivid dreams when i'm falling asleep such as i'm falling and i will jerk awake suddenly
User :   ok
Doctor :  
User :   my mom thinks its normal since shes the same way but i feel like its really starting to interfer with my life
User :   thanks
Doctor :  
you have to concentrate on the jod you like in the day
User :   jod?
Doctor :  
like sports , or working on maths prod, puzzle

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