Narcolepsy young children

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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 f tn It can be caused by viruses or certain vaccines (for example, H1N1 vaccine was notorious for causing a swath of narcolepsy cases in children). I believe I am genetically predisposed and contracted narcolepsy after either my MMR or my T/D vaccine when I was a young teenager.
Avatar n tn Have you heard of many cases of children getting optic neuritis and bells palsy at such a young age? Am I at a higher risk for MS or any other nerve condition because of my history of having these conditions when i was younger?
535822 tn?1443976780 75% of all vaccinated and 67 total people had narcolepsy. Heck, as a mother of young kids--- a bit of narcolepsy might be nice.
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 ..
1287446 tn?1313947638 Hi everyone. I am not familiar with Narcolepsy or sleep disorders in general but my sleep has always been different. Typically, I fight daytime sleepiness with caffeine. In prior years, the caffeine has been a lot but I’ve lowered it significantly.
5739095 tn?1374690666 Hey ladies i hav a question an it may be a silly one but im a first time mom so im just curious if you been told the same thing... They have told me NOT to carry young children now that im pregnant... Anyone else???
1704625 tn?1310708761 Thank you for your reply. Well, according to what I have been reading from other posts and what you have written about narcolepsy, I should stop denying to myself that I have narcolepsy. I just wish that I could find some kind of magic cure! I have medication that my neurologist prescribed for me, which we had to change 3 different times and than adjust and re-adjust the dosage until we got it right. Right now I take dextroamphetamine in 10 mg doses up to 4 times a day.
Avatar f tn This is the symptom of a sleep disorder called Narcolepsy. This sleep disorder is characterized by excessive day time sleepiness, sleep paralysis, cataplexy where the person has episodes of loss of muscle function while awake, hypnogogic hallucinations and automatic behavior. You will need to consult your primary care physician, who may schedule you for a polysomnogram (sleep test) to rule out sleep disorders and initiate appropriate therapy. Hope this helped and do keep us posted.
Avatar f tn But I really admire young mums! It also means by the time they have all grown up you will still be young!
Avatar f tn feeling I have also had enormous trouble with sleep-which has just been diagnosed as Narcolepsy with Cataplexy, which could explain some of the fainting spells. I have had 5 lumbar punctures, which have indicated elevated incracranial pressure (ranging from 19-24 opening pressure), but the CSF fluid all came back clean-0 cell count in the fluid). The headache was temporarily relieved following the spinal taps, but only for about 24 hrs.
Avatar n tn im desperate for help im 20 years old and im terrified i wont be able to have children coz i had an eating disorder im so scared ill be infertile please help how do i know if ill be able to concieve ?
Avatar f tn Hello, I recently discovered friable, breaking asbestos pipe insulation in my basement. We are going to have air quality testing done, and have considered dust wipe testing as well. I am extremely concerned for my family's health, including very young children, and would really appreciate any help you could provide! We stored the a/c units in the basement uncovered for at least one year, and covered for 2 additional years, using them in the summertime.
Avatar n tn I know children are curious but is this normal for children at his age to talk about this? We only have 2 bdrms so that is why they share a room. We are both in shock and don't know what to do or how to handle it. Any advice would be great!
Avatar f tn This is my 4th and I'm 42.. this has been by far the hardest pregnancy. I'm 32 weeks pregnant. My other children didn't phase me. Of course I was very young when I had my other children. I'm exhausted 90 percent of the time. I'm looking forward to having my baby girl. Im not having another that's for sure. I usually take 2 naps a day when I don't work...
Avatar f tn background info: I'm a 21 year old female who has Acid Reflux and Narcolepsy. I stopped taking birth control recently because the medicine for narcolepsy makes it not work - I had been on it since I was 15 because of my heavy bleeding. When I was a baby I also had problems using the bathroom and I would become severally constipated. Recently, I have been having bright blood in my stool and streaking the paper and sometimes sharp pain.
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 was diagnosed with narcolepsy approx. 5 yrs. ago. I haven't gone for another sleep study since, nor has my doctor seem to ever remember that I have narcolepsy. I am his only patient with narcolepsy, and if I ever end up in his office, it seems like he always forgets that I have narcolepsy. I don't believe he has a good understanding of this. Any suggestions. I am in the process of trying to switch my doctor, but in the meanwhile, I have been more tired lately than usual.
Avatar f tn So my 8 year old son has had 4 sleep study been diagnosed with sleep apea, with narcoleptic symptoms. He sleeps all the time and has cataplexy episodes. He is over weight (142lbs) and eats healthier than most children. He is always tired so he don't do too much active stuff though I am constantly encouraging him to go ride his bike or got to the park. He has been on a cpap machine for 6 months with no improvement.
Avatar f tn Hello my name is Chrissy and I'm 17 years old I'll be 18 Nov 21. Yes I'm young to young to even think about baring children but it happened. Right now I'm just wondering what are the pregnancy symptom for week 1. I've been going through many changes and just seeking help. thank you.
Avatar n tn I have a friend, who is in her early twenties, who recently confided to me about something she remembers doing while babysitting two young children when she was only 11 years old, and I'm wondering if she really should feel guilty about it. She told me how one night, she was left in the care of her neighbour's two young kids. One was about 5 or 6 and the other was just a baby.