A person with narcolepsy has many challenges to face on a daily basis. Some of the symptoms are truly bizarre, apart from the daily sleepiness and ‘brain fog’ you also have sleep paralysis, strange dreams – which can range on the spectrum from being fantastical – weird – lucid dreams to hallucinations and nightmares. Below describes some of these symptoms that affect narcoleptics in varying degrees of severity.
1. Fragmented Sleep
2. Falling Asleep Unwillingly
One of the key symptoms that doctors look at is how fast you fall asleep. For example, if you are forced to find a nearby park bench on which to nap, or if you fall asleep while driving.