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3 New Narcolepsy Medications (2015) In Clinical Trials

Narcolepsy is a neurological disorder associated with the brain’s inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles (and the circadian rhythm).  As a result, individuals diagnosed with narcolepsy often experience excessive daytime sleepiness and may fall asleep unexpectedly.  Some have suggested that the excessive daytime sleepiness stemming from narcolepsy is akin to how a normal person feels if …

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New Sleeping Pills (2015): Orexin Receptor Antagonists

Some sources estimate that nearly 60 million Americans have difficulties falling asleep a.k.a. a condition known as insomnia.  There are many causes of insomnia, including circadian rhythm disturbances, poor diet, inadequate or excessive exercise, high stress, drugs, overworking, and mental illness.  In many cases, insomnia can lead to deficiencies in both sleep quality and quantity. …

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