Narcolepsy Treatment

Narcolepsy is a chronic neurological disorder that affects the brain's ability to regulate sleep-wake cycles. People with narcolepsy often experience excessive daytime sleepiness and sudden, uncontrollable episodes of falling asleep during the day. These sleep attacks can occur at any time, even during activities such as eating or driving. EU Meds offer effective treatment for this condition.

Loading data

More Information

Narcolepsy is a chronic neurological disorder characterised by excessive daytime sleepiness, sudden episodes of muscle weakness or paralysis (cataplexy), hallucinations, and disrupted nighttime sleep patterns. It is caused by a deficiency in the brain chemical hypocretin, which regulates wakefulness and sleep cycles. Narcolepsy can significantly impact daily functioning and quality of life.

Narcolepsy is a lifelong condition, and currently, there is no cure. However, symptoms can be managed effectively with treatment strategies aimed at improving daytime alertness, reducing episodes of cataplexy, and promoting restful sleep. While complete resolution of symptoms may not be achievable, many individuals with narcolepsy find relief and improved quality of life with appropriate management.

While there are no natural remedies that can cure narcolepsy, some lifestyle modifications and self-care strategies may help manage symptoms and improve overall well-being. These include maintaining a consistent sleep schedule, practicing good sleep hygiene, avoiding caffeine and heavy meals close to bedtime, and incorporating regular exercise into daily routines. Stress management techniques such as meditation or yoga may also help reduce symptoms. It is important to note that you should always consult with your doctor to ensure that natural treatments are safe and suitable for your condition.

Narcolepsy treatment typically involves a combination of medications and lifestyle adjustments aimed at managing symptoms and improving quality of life. Medications may include stimulants to promote wakefulness during the day, antidepressants or sodium oxybate to reduce cataplexy episodes and improve nighttime sleep. Behavioural therapies, such as cognitive-behavioural therapy for insomnia (CBT-I), may also be recommended to address sleep disturbances and improve sleep quality.

Narcolepsy treatments come in various forms, including oral medications, nasal sprays, and lifestyle interventions. Oral medications such as stimulants or antidepressants are commonly prescribed to manage narcolepsy symptoms.

Yes, most narcolepsy medications require a prescription from a healthcare provider. You should always consult with your doctor or healthcare provider for advice on whether a medication is suitable for you. Please note that at EU Meds, all requests for the supply of prescription medications are subject to an online clinical consultation, and the decision to prescribe will be made by a doctor.

Medication delivered discreetly from EU pharmacies

eumeds-illustration-1.svg
eumeds-illustration-2.png
eumeds-illustration-3.svg
  1. Choose the right treatment

    From the comfort of your own home or out on the go, choose the treatment you require from our extensive range.

  2. Complete an online consultation

    A vital part of our process, your online consultation will be similar questions to that of a GP. Quick and easy, we guarantee privacy and confidentiality.

  3. Delivered discreetly

    One of over 100 of our partner regulated EU pharmacies will dispense and ship the treatment to you.

See how our service works in detail

Rated 4.4 out of 5 on Feefo

Rated 4.4 out of 5 based on 2946 reviews

Here to help you

Our Customer Service is available Monday to Friday 9am - 4pm. If you need urgent assistance, do not use this service. Call 111, or in an emergency call 999. Visit our help section