LIVING WITH NARCOLEPSY: My Experience Having An Auto-Immune Disorder

Hi everybody! In 2015 I was diagnosed with Narcolepsy and in honor of Auto-Immune Disease Awareness Month (MARCH) and Narcolepsy Awareness Day (MARCH 9th), I thought I would take the time to share my experience with it. I hope this video raises awareness and helps you if you have or think you may have narcolepsy! Narcolepsy affects an estimated 200,000 Americans and 3 million people worldwide so someone you know may be dealing with it too. The video ended up a bit longer than I anticipated (SO MUCH to share on the topic) so I have time stamps below if you just want to scrub through. As always, thank you for watching and please comment any additional info or links that you have about narcolepsy and auto-immune disorders, I love looking at research on it 🙂

TIME STAMPS…

00:00 Start and why I’m making this video

00:57 Debunking myths

01:27 My background with narcolepsy and symptoms

04:02 My diagnosis and sleep test differences

05:15 Sleep Paralysis

07:44 Science behind the causes of narcolepsy

09:40 Narcolepsy and Auto-Immune Disorders

10:25 Current experience of living with narcolepsy and planning for my future

15:00 Long term goals and ambitions while having narcolepsy

THINGS MENTIONED…

Narcolepsy BLOG Post: https://lowithoutlimits.com/2017/11/10/i-think-i-have-that-too/

RESEARCH LINKS…

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5767105/

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/03/150309135046.htm

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/08/070801091415.htm

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2717206/

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4335648/

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ABOUT LO

Hey everybody! My name is Lauren Nowicki but with Lauren being such a common name, I like to go by Lo (or sometimes just my last name). This channel will feature videos focused on healthy meals and snacks, working out and fitness, wellness tips and tricks, and my travel adventures! I started LoWithoutLimits.com as I try to navigate adulthood through wellness and wander and while I write on there often, making videos is my passion (I went to school for Broadcast Journalism). I’m going through a lot of life changes (and trying to do so on a budget) so subscribe to come along for the ride! Enjoy!

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