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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:

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)

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About prognosis:

The 'prognosis' of Narcolepsy usually refers to the likely outcome of Narcolepsy. The prognosis of Narcolepsy may include the duration of Narcolepsy, chances of complications of Narcolepsy, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Narcolepsy, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Narcolepsy. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

 

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