Constant daytime drowsiness? You may have narcolepsy. Here are the lifestyle tips, like diet and exercise; medication information; and prevention tips to help you stay alert through the day.
It's a never-ending cycle — you don't work out because you're sleepy, and then you gain weight because your daytime fatigue leads to bad food choices. Breaking this cycle can be as easy as convincing yourself to work out when you're getting sleepy.
Solriamfetol was initially developed as an antidepressant, but after patients saw an increase in wakefulness they thought, wait a second, would this help with sleep disorders such as narcolepsy? And they were right.
It makes sense, really — sleep has a big influence on how hungry we feel and the type of food we choose to eat. So, when our sleep is erratic it can mess with our metabolism and urges to binge.
How is it possible for someone to live with narcolepsy for years before being diagnosed? And considering all the symptoms that typically interfere with quality of life, how is it possible for a person not to seek a medical evaluation to identify a cl...