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Short note on Bipolar disorder and Narcolepsy

In this article we will discuss Bipolar disorder and Narcolepsy. So, let’s get started.

Bipolar disorder

Sweeping mood swings that involve both depression and elation

  • Flight of ideas followed by depression (all or nothing)
  • Sharp burst of activity
  • Grandiose feelings (thinking as big VIP)
  • Poor judgement and irrationality
  • Spending motto (buying a car without plan of repayment)

Narcolepsy

A chronic neurological disorder caused by the brain’s inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally. People with narcolepsy often experience disturbed nocturnal sleep and an abnormal daytime sleep pattern, which often is confused with insomnia. Narcoleptics, when falling asleep generally experience the REM stage of sleep within 5 minutes, while most people do not experience REM sleep until an hour or so later.

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