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Symptoms of Narcolepsy

The essential symptom is excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS), which means that you get overcome by an irresistible need to sleep during the day, and you can feel tired all the time. EDS is usually the first symptom that people notice.

EDS is not the only symptom. Learn about all 5 major symptoms of narcolepsy:

While all people with narcolepsy have EDS, you don’t need to have all 5 symptoms to have narcolepsy.
"And then progressively...I got more and more exhausted."Watch Caroline and her mom explain how Caroline's symptoms continued to get worse.
"I'm at my desk, and I would get so sleepy I couldn't sit there and concentrate."Hear how narcolepsy can affect patients' lives.