Narcolepsy in young adults

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535822 tn?1443976780 A new review published in the journal Public Library of Science ONE confirms that Pandemrix, a swine flu vaccine produced by drug giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), is responsible for causing an up to 1700 percent increase in narcolepsy among children and teenagers under 17 years of age. Based on their findings, a cohort of scientists has determined that narcolepsy rates increased significantly following mass vaccination campaigns with Pandemrix.
Avatar n tn They are usually seen in teenagers and young adults as well as in older people. They may be related to alcohol, anxiety, mood disorders, insomnia or some ongoing medication. In case your symptoms are associated with severe daytime sleepiness, then you may have narcolepsy. Sleep related hallucinations however, tend to resolve with time, many a times requiring no treatment at all.
280234 tn?1532986249 I was wondering if any other young adults have been diagnosed with colon polyps? I'm a 34/f who was recently diagnosed with a 1.1 cm "Tubulovillous adenoma" during a colonoscopy (was seeing blood/mucous in stool for about 6 months). The lab report came back that it was benign, and my GI doctor said follow up with him in 3 years. From what my GI doctor told me, and what I've read about these, they are considered precancerous. Following up in 3 years makes me nervous.
589816 tn?1332976771 Recently the whooping cough vaccine has been shown to be the cause of an outbreak of Narcolepsy in children , do some research there was a report done on findings recently ..
Avatar f tn Is it normal finding white appearenc of the retina in young adults?
Avatar f tn How old is your son? Are these baby teeth or adult teeth? I wouldn't pull any adult teeth unless absolutely necessary. Yes, the wisdom teeth could potentially fill in that space but there are complications with that. As the wisdom teeth come in, they don't move sideways into the space but rather, they tilt in and lean in sideways which causes problems with the jaw bone.
Avatar m tn BTW, you say you are not 45, how old are you? There is a theory that young adults grow out of it. Not with me, am already in my forties now. But if you are still young there may be hope there. Poll is a bit confusing. Eg. most people have had at least one episode of this in their life. I suspect you are looking for serial sufferers like me. Have answered other posts on this before, you may want to search the site or others. Also found the mystical explanations.
Avatar n tn memory problems, insomnia symptoms, chronic pain, taste hallucinations, smell hallucinations, visual hallucinations, and twitchy feelings and weakness and paralysis in muscles are actually very characteristic of narcolepsy with cataplexy. In fact, often times, people don't have "Bells Palsy," but cataplexy. Viruses and some vaccines (namely the H1N1) can actually precipitate this, but it can happen seemingly in random fashion, too.
1699033 tn?1514113133 No, I have one graduate, two kids in college, one soon to be in college. So far, so good. All are thriving, good grades, etc. I love the catch phrase though.
Avatar f tn Are there any conditions that tend to present in patients with narcolepsy? What is the diagnosis for POTS or chronic fatigue syndrome? Those seem to embody a lot of my symptoms. I am desperate to go back to work and get my life back!
Avatar n tn t have that get him tested for narcolepsy. narcolepsy in real life isnt always as dramatic and obvious as it is in the movies. adults with narcolepsy, as children their symptoms very closely resemble add.
Avatar m tn Our (Type 1) juvenile diabetic 25 year old athletic marathon running/bike riding daughter with good sugar and cholestrol levels most of her life had a massive heart attack recently. Has anyone studied the effects of "insulin" in young adults to see if there is any correlation between insulin and heart attacks in young adults?
Avatar n tn I have read various articles on the internet since then and all of them talk about high blood pressure in young adults occurring due to bad diet, lack of exercise etc which does not fit. Also articles saying that blood pressure medicine not likely to be efffective on young adults. How serious is this situation and what should he do?
2144251 tn?1357326118 My specialist said i have the most intense case he has ever seen in such a young person, in his practice. he is like, 58 or something. so yeah. I have a really hard time with all of those meds I'm STILL WORKING ON ever since november of my official diagnosis in 2011.
463897 tn?1468013750 It is supposed to be for parents of young adults and not young parents. I try to catch the ones that are miscategorized and get them moved. So this is the forum you are looking for.
Avatar m tn I would describe the pain as deep (feels like it is in the bone), sharp/stabbing (Severity a 7-9 on a scale of 10 - where 10 is excruciating pain) and short in duration (lasts 3-10 seconds). It occurs frequently throughout my day and randomly in different places on my body (i.e. ribs, shoulder, upper and lower arms, fingers, upper and lower legs and sometimes my head). I'm also always fatigued, sleepy and low energy, but I keep myself moving and motivated.
1745492 tn?1320198340 s syndrome and have had trouble with sleep since I was young. My mom says she would have to rock me for hours to get me to sleep. I didn't nap much as a baby. As I got older, my sleep problems got worse. I still experience severe insomnia and problems calming down before bed. Now I'm suspected to have developed narcolepsy. So my sleep problems just continue to get worse. I notice that other people on the spectrum sometimes have problems with sleep. Why is this?
Avatar f tn I’ve read before that low grade lymphomas are common in young adults but then also read that low grade cancer s in young people are incredibly rare at the same time so I’m a bit confused by that. As you know I’ve had swollen nodes for well over a year now (nearing a year and a half) and I’m just concerned about low grade lymphomas. According to this article ;