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Friday, April 25, 2008 denise, Community Member, asks

Q: i am constantly falling asleep the second i sit down and i think ive fallen over memories are vague

i often dont realise im doing it but its happening all the time, everyday almost all day. is this narcolepsy?
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Sue, Community Member
4/25/08 3:55pm

Hi Denise - thanks for your question.  The only way you will be able to know for sure if what you are experiencing is narcolepsy is to seek a professional medical evaluation.  It really is important to have a doctor you can speak to about you symptoms.


In the meantime, you can read about this particular sleep disorder in Understanding Narcolepsy.


Hope this helps.  all the best, sue (moderator)

barbara, Community Member
5/ 9/08 1:25pm

that's what it sounds like have yourself checkout at a sleep study in your neighborhood

Unkewl, Community Member
8/18/09 10:17am

If you taken any narcotics , it could be a drug interaction with other perscribed medicine, if you suspect this could be the case have a talk with your doctors and ask if they can check with other doctors of a drug interaction that could cause your problem.

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By denise, Community Member— Last Modified: 06/19/12, First Published: 04/25/08