For Health Professionals & Others

Good sleep is as important for good health as proper diet and exercise. Please take us seriously when we bring issues of sleep health problems to you. Please take the initiative in asking your patients about their sleep quantity and quality, plus any unusual characteristics or changes to sleep patterns or habits. Educate yourself and stay abreast of the advances that are being made in this field of science - they will have implications for a wide variety of individuals. Understanding sleep will help address such problems as obesity, heart disease and endocrine dysfunction, among others. In addition to the resources below please see the "Support & Advice" and "About Narcolepsy" sections of this website.

You have the power to help people be fully-functioning members of society, able to participate and enjoy a high quality of life.

The Stanford School of Medicine Narcolepsy Website has an interesting history of narcolepsy.