Lifestyle treatment of narcolepsy includes taking three or more scheduled sleep-times/naps throughout the day. Patients should also avoid heavy meals and alcohol, which can interfere with sleep.
People with mild narcolepsy symptoms who do not need medication may be able to maintain alertness with sleep scheduling. The role of scheduled naps for patients who are responding to medications for narcolepsy remains unclear.
Medications for narcolepsy target the major symptoms of sleepiness and...Read more