NARCOLEPSY Q and A! Answering Your Most Asked Questions About My Sleep Disorder

Hi everybody! A little over a year ago I uploaded a video all about having Narcolepsy and the response I got from it was SO MUCH MORE than I could have ever thought. From that video, I feel so much less alone but want to answer the most commonly asked questions in that comment section. This video answers all of those plus a ton I get in my Instagram DMs and I figured the easiest way to answer the same question over and over again is to just put them all in one video. I hope you enjoy!

P.S. Sorry about the construction noise you may hear, I tried talking around when they were being quiet but then they would start up again and I really wanted to get this filmed for all of you 😀

TIME STAMPS…

0:24 Thank you

1:11 Disclaimer

2:30 Do I take medication to manage it? (My medication routine and concerns)

8:06 How long have I been diagnosed?

8:33 How long did the process to get diagnosed take?

10:50 Did I have to see different doctors?

11:42 Do I have cataplexy?

13:55 Have I tried keto?

14:28 Is it forever or does it go into remission?

14:44 Have I ever experienced lucid dreaming?

15:21 Are other people in my family (even extended) affected?

16:08 Do I have the HLA-DQB1 variation?

17:16 Craziest narcolepsy story? (One I remember and one my mom has told me about)

THINGS MENTIONED…

Original Narcolepsy VID: https://youtu.be/2EVvHEkXEPc

23andMe: https://www.23andme.com/dna-health-ancestry?mkbanner=true

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

PLUS…

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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!

DISCLAIMER

Some links posted above may be affiliate links such as Amazon and Seed. All that means is that if you click on a link to make a purchase, I’ll get a very small amount of money at NO extra cost to you! If you choose to use a link, THANK YOU, your support will help me be able to focus on creating more content that I LOVE just like this!

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