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Diagnosis of Narcolepsy
If you have classic symptoms of narcolepsy, such as involuntary sleep attacks and weakness attacks, diagnosis of your disorder may be simple. If your doctor isn’t sure whether your symptoms are caused by narcolepsy, other tests may be ordered, such as:
Narcolepsy. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed . Updated March 6, 2013. Accessed June 3, 2013.
Narcolepsy fact sheet. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. National Institutes of Health website. Available at: http://www.ninds.n... . Updated December 28, 2011. Accessed June 3, 2013.
What is narcolepsy? National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. National Institutes of Health website. Available at: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/ . Updated November 1, 2010. Accessed June 3, 2013.
Last reviewed June 2013 by Rimas Lukas, MD; Michael Woods, MD
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