Narcolepsy following COVID‐19: A case report and review of potential mechanisms

Yazdani Roya, 1 Barzkar Farzaneh, 2 Almasi‐Dooghaee Mostafa, 1 Shojaie Mahsa, 1 and Zamani Babak 1 Clin Case Rep. 2023 Jun; 11(6): e7370. Published online 2023 May 25., PMCID: PMC10213711, PMID: 37251741 Abstract Key Clinical Message The immune activation in COVID‐19 may trigger narcolepsy in vulnerable patients. We suggest clinicians carefully evaluate patients with post‐COVID fatigue and hypersomnia for primary sleep disorders, specifically narcolepsy. Abstract The patient […]

Can COVID-19 Lead to Narcolepsy?

Aug 28, 2022: Olga Askinazi, PhD, Edited By Roman Gokhman. Medically Reviewed By Nick Villalobos, MD Health Line Narcolepsy is a condition that causes you to feel overly drowsy when you’re awake. It also can result in sudden sleep attacks (loss of consciousness) during the day and fragmented sleep at night. Narcolepsy is a neurological disorder: […]