Narcolepsy Confirmed as Autoimmune Disease

Posted by on Jun 16, 2014 in Diagnosis

anna tyler cartoonNote: this research finding has been retracted. See http://www.wakeupnarcolepsy.org/mignot-retraction/

Until now, narcolepsy  has been suspected as an autoimmune disease. The latest research confirms this. http://ibapluro.wordpress.com/2014/06/15/new-features-of-the-immune-system-part-1-of-3/

Study also partly explains why the 2009 swine flu virus, and a vaccine against it, led to spikes in the sleep disorder. http://www.nature.com/news/narcolepsy-confirmed-as-autoimmune-disease-1.14413

 

Think you or a loved one might have narcolepsy? Learn more at http://www.wakeupnarcolepsy.org/about-narcolepsy/could-i-have-narcolepsy/

 

 

Leave a Reply