7 Lifestyle Adjustments to Ease Narcolepsy

Narcolepsy impacts nearly 1 in every 2,000 people in the United States and studies have found that African American patients with narcolepsy tend to have lower CSF hypocretin levels, earlier symptom onset, more severe daytime sleepiness but lower rates of cataplexy. In order to help treat these symptoms, many may turn to traditional prescribed medication recommended by their doctor.

In addition to medicine, there are also lifestyle changes that can be made to assist in combatting fatigue and chronic sleepiness. Check out these 7 lifestyle adjustments that will help aid narcolepsy:

Practice Good Sleeping Practices
Good sleep practices include maintaining regular sleep and wake times, getting an adequate amount of sleep every night, going to bed when you are sleepy, staying in bed only as long as you are