Self-Care and Natural Treatments for Narcolepsy
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Self-Care and Natural Treatments for Narcolepsy

28/07/2022  |   54 Views

Regular physical activity can help

A 2017 study of 42 people with narcolepsy showed that cardio exercise is inversely related to episodes of muscular loss and sleepiness.

Self-Care and Natural Treatments for Narcolepsy

In other words, the more cardio you do, the less sleepy you might feel during the day and the less likely you are to experience cataplexy, one of narcolepsy’s common symptoms. Cataplexy is the term used to describe when your muscles go limp or feel weak without warning.

Try to get at least 20 minutes of physical activity every day. It might help to measure your movement with a fitness tracker to try to get your heart to the cardio zone.

Consider discussing any changes in physical activity routines with a health professional first.

Some ways to get your cardio in include:

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