Prognosis of Narcolepsy
Prognosis of Narcolepsy: With proper management and treatment, patients with narcolepsyusually lead meaningful and productive personal and professional lives. ...see also Overview of Narcolepsy
Prognosis for Narcolepsy:
Although narcolepsy is a life-long condition, most
individuals with the disorder enjoy a near-normal lifestyle with adequate
medication and support from teachers, employers, and families. If not
properly diagnosed and treated, narcolepsy may have a devastating impact
on the life of the affected individual, causing social, educational,
psychological, and financial difficulties.
(Source: excerpt from NINDS Narcolepsy Information Page: NINDS)
Narcolepsy is an incurable life-long condition that
requires continuous medication to reduce its symptoms. (Source: excerpt from Narcolepsy: NWHIC)
...see also Overview of Narcolepsy
Onset of Narcolepsy: The age-of-onset distribution is bimodal. The highest peak occurs at 15 years, while a less pronounced peak occurs at 36 years.
Complications of Narcolepsy may include:
Complications of Narcolepsy from the Diseases Database include:
Source: Diseases Database
See also complications of Narcolepsy.
Prognosis of Narcolepsy Discussion
People with narcolepsy can lead productive lives if they
are provided with proper medical care, avoiding when possible. Jobs that
require driving long distances or handling hazardous equipment or that
require alertness for lengthy periods. Employers can promote better
working opportunities for individuals with narcolepsy by permitting
special work schedules and nap breaks. (Source: excerpt from Narcolepsy: NWHIC)
Narcolepsy: Research More
The 'prognosis' of Narcolepsy usually refers to the likely outcome
The prognosis of Narcolepsy
may include the duration of Narcolepsy, chances of complications of Narcolepsy,
prospects for recovery, recovery period for Narcolepsy, survival rates,
and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Narcolepsy.
Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.
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