Emotional, Physical and Social Impacts of Narcolepsy – Video with Dr. Michael Thropy and Jessica

Dr. Norma Goodwin, Founder and President of Health Power for Minorities, interviews Dr. Michael Thorpy, Director of the Sleep-Wake Disorders Center at the Montefiore Medical Center, and patient Jessica about narcolepsy, a serious disorder.

People with narcolepsy have excessive daytime sleepiness, inability to stay awake and alert during the day. Many also have sudden and brief loss of muscle strength (cataplexy), and others have depression and anxiety.

 

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