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Autoimmune Disorders

Okay, so some of us have heard this and some haven't- that a person can be genetically predispositioned to narcolepsy and can begin experiencing symptoms after an infection or virus, where the immune system mistakenly attacks the orexin cells..
Does having an autoimmune disorder make you more likely to end up with another? Like..could my immune system begin attacking other healthy cells again?

  1. MS

    1. Hi , if you don't mind sharing, how has your experience been with MS and narcolepsy? Best, Allison (Team Member)

  2. hey I can't state this as a fact but from what I've read I think that people with autoimmune disorders do have a higher chance of developing other autoimmune diseases unfortunately. I'm not sure about it attacking healthy cells but that's as much as I can say. I hope this helps somewhat! Have you noticed any other autoimmune disorders in yourself or is this a fear you have? Take care, Iris (Team member) xxxx

    1. mainly a fear but could be more

    2. I understand completely. I'm keeping my fingers crossed that it isn't anything more! xxxx


    1. umm any reason for the email address? Am I supposed to email?

    2. Hi , is there anything specific that we can help with? Feel free to send a private message. Best, Allison (Team Member)

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