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Is Narcolepsy an Autoimmune Disorder?

Narcolepsy is a neurological disorder that affects your sleep-wake cycle. We still don’t know what causes the condition. But most people with type 1 narcolepsy -- the kind with sudden muscle weakness, or cataplexy -- have little to no orexin. Also called hypocretin, that’s a brain chemical that controls wakefulness.

Source: WebMD
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