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At What Age Were You Diagnosed With Narcolepsy?

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    1. Hi Rogue, thank you for your comment! Did you have symptoms of narcolepsy before your diagnosis? If so how long before you were actually diagnosis? Warmly, Tara (team member)

    2. i have had symptoms for about 7 years before I was diagnosed they believe i got narcolepsy when I gave birth to my daughter it was a vary Traumatic birth for me

  2. I was 22 but had symptoms since I was 2.

    1. I am surprised to hear that it took you 20 years to get diagnosed! I believe I had mild symptoms growing up, but my cataplexy and sleep attacks didn't onset until I was in college. It took me 6 months to get a diagnosis while I was in college. Tough times. Thank you for sharing! Best regards, Tatiana (narcolepsy.sleep-disorders.net Team Member)

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    1. I was 36.

      1. I think it has helped me manage better because I know what to look out for as far as cataplexy attacks.
        Thank you for asking.

      2. Hello I am thrilled to hear that you have found your cataplexy to be more manageable ever since being diagnosed! I was 20 when my symptoms onset and I was terrified that my cataplexy was from a brain tumor or something, until my doctor explained that it was Narcolepsy. I hope you continue to do well! Best regards, Tatiana (narcolepsy.sleep-disorders.net Team Member)

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