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Reducing Your Risk of Narcolepsy

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At this time, there are no known ways to prevent narcolepsy. If you have narcolepsy, there are some lifestyle changes you can make to reduce your chances of having an attack of narcolepsy.

Revision Information

  • Narcolepsy. EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at: http://www.dynamed.com/topics/dmp~AN~T116132/Narcolepsy. Updated January 4, 2016. Accessed May 18, 2016.

  • Narcolepsy fact sheet. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke website. Available at: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/narcolepsy/detail%5Fnarcolepsy.htm. Updated April 6, 2016. Accessed May 18, 2016.