Part of narcolepsy, for one writer for Healthline, is highs and lows in energy.

At age 27, more than a decade after I first started having symptoms, I was finally diagnosed with narcolepsy.

In some ways, the diagnosis made my life easier. But it hasn’t been in the ways I expected.

I thought that once my illness had a name, medicine would help me overcome the weakness, fatigue, and sleeplessness that comes with the condition. Instead, the medications that doctors prescribed me have either only had a limited effect or they’ve made me feel worse

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