Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Attacks of Sleep Outlook

What to expect with narcolepsy:

  • Narcolepsy is a life-long disease that worsens with age.
  • In women, symptoms may improve after menopause.
  • Symptoms may cause job impairment.
  • Symptoms may cause interpersonal stress.

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Last Updated: Oct 25, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Attacks of Sleep References
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