Cracked spoke to real people with narcolepsy and discovered that it’s even more bizarre and disturbing than the movie-style insta-comas.

Once you’ve got your diagnosis, the wild ride has only begun. Treatment for narcolepsy may involve any or all of the following: stimulants during the day to stay awake, psychiatric medications like antidepressants to control cataplexy, and strong sedatives at night to regulate your sleep, including possibly GHB.