Treatment for Narcolepsy: Sleep Disorder

Treatment for narcolepsy should be indicated by the neurologist after assessing the person’s brain function. Usually Modalert (generic name – modafinil) indicated is remedy that stimulates the central nervous system making the person stay awake more easily.

Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder where the individual experiences excessive sleepiness in inappropriate situations, such as driving a car or even during a conversation or work meeting. The episodes happen suddenly and are recurrent, being more commonly triggered by a situation that stirs the emotions of the person. This disease is genetic but only begins to manifest itself between 10 and 20 years of age. In an episode of narcolepsy the person loses even the senses and can fall headlong on the floor or on a table, for example.


Remedies for Narcolepsy

Some examples of drugs prescribed to treat narcolepsy are central nervous system stimulants, antidepressants and hypnotics, such as Modalert (Modafinil) and Caffeine.

The remedies are effective in keeping the person alert by reducing episodes of narcolepsy between 70 and 90% and your recommended dose should be indicated by your doctor because the dose may vary from person to person as needed. Just buy Modalert.

Important care

Some measures are very important and should be followed as a form of treatment, helping to control the disease, such as:

  • Go to sleep and get up at the same time every day;
  • Avoid alcoholic beverages and medicines that cause drowsiness;
  • Avoid the abuse of coffee, chocolate and cola drinks because when in excess can have rebound effect and cause sleep;
  • Avoid staying awake for more than 16 hours;
  • Do not smoke;
  • Avoid consumption of carbohydrate-rich foods;

Take up to 2 naps of 20 minutes each in the middle of the morning and after lunch to become more alert during the day.