Narcolepsy Links

Narcolepsy Network--Support Groups
Looking for a Narcolepsy support group in your area? The Narcolepsy Network has a list of support groups nationwide.

North Shore Support Groups
MNSG schedule and other support groups at North Shore University Health System.

Narcolepsy Network
Narcolepsy Network is a non-profit organization dedicated to individuals with narcolepsy and related sleep disorders. Our mission is to provide services to educate, advocate, support and improve awareness of this neurological sleep disorder.

Stanford University: Center for Narcolepsy
The Stanford Center for Narcolepsy was established in the 1980s as part of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. Today, it is the world leader in narcolepsy research with more than 100 articles on narcolepsy to its name.
Find an American Academy of Sleep Medicine accredited sleep center in your area.

Stanford Sleep and Dreams
Each year, Stanford students in the university's legendary Sleep and Dreams class create projects to spread knowledge about sleep and sleep disorders.

Narcolepsy and Sleep
Summary of Narcolepsy symptoms and treatments from the National Sleep Foundation.

Narcolepsy Fact Sheet
Detailed Fact Sheet of Narcolepsy symptoms, treatments, and research from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

How Sleep Works
The National Sleep Foundation webpage on the many myths about sleep and the importance of sleep to our daily quality of life.

Is it Possible: Narcoleptic Bear (video)
Find out how Bear, a dog that naps hundreds of times a day due to narcolepsy, may just help solve the mystery of the disease's cause in humans.

A Guide to Disability Rights Laws
With proper documentation, those diagnosed with Narcolepsy can find protections under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Job Accomodation Network
If you have questions about job accomodations for your Narcolepsy, the Job Accommodation Network may be able to help.

PWN (People with Narcolepsy) in the News
List of links on the Narcolepsy Network website to stories of prominent people with narcolepsy.

REM Runner: Running and Blogging for Narcolepsy
Blog from a marathon runner with Narcolepsy.

Sleep Disorders and Weight Gain
A new study published in the International Journal of Obesity found that Middle-aged women who suffer from sleep disorders are more likely to have problems with their weight than their peers who get the recommended eight hours a night.

The Wake Up Diet
A diet-based, homeopathic approach to Narcolepsy.

Chicago Research Center
Check here for clinical trials in the Chicago area.

Smart Pens to Help You in School

Brain games! For fun!