By Steven Horne, RH (AHG) & Kimberly Balas, ND
Narcolepsy is a sleeping disorder that causes an overwhelming need to sleep during the day. This can happen very suddenly and attempts to stay awake will fail. It is caused by damage to the nerves that control sleep and wakefulness.
Strengthening the nerves may help.
Eliminating food allergens has helped in some cases.
Possible nutritional aids include the following, but there is no simple natural therapy for this problem, so professional help should be sought.
Below is a list of suggested products. Those in bold are key products for the health issue explained on this page.
Herbs: Ginkgo Biloba, Gotu Kola and St. John's Wort
Nutrients: Calcium, Chromium GTF, Co-Q10, L-Glutamine, Magnesium, Omega-3 and Vitamin E
Nutritional Supplements: Nutri-Calm and Vitamin B-Complex
Nutraceuticals: Free Amino Acids
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