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Information on Previously Scheduled Outpatient Appointments
To ensure the health and safety of all our patients and team members during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we’re making adjustments to some of our outpatient appointments. View updates to outpatient appointments.
Free Virtual Coronavirus Screenings
IU Health has launched a virtual clinic to offer individuals in Indiana regardless of age free coronavirus (COVID-19) screenings. View screening details.
Información sobre el COVID-19
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Restricciones para visitantes
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Para asegurar la salud y la seguridad de todos nuestros pacientes y empleados durante la pandemia del coronavirus (COVID-19), estamos haciendo ajustes en algunas de nuestras citas ambulatorias. Ver actualizaciones de citas ambulatorias.
Exámenes de coronavirus virtuales gratuitos
IU Health ha lanzado una clínica virtual para ofrecer a las personas en Indiana, independientemente de la edad, evaluaciones virtuales para la detección del coronavirus (COVID-19). Ver detalles de la evaluación.
Narcolepsy is a lifelong condition of excessive daytime sleepiness and compulsive urges to sleep. Many adults with narcolepsy recall the onset of their symptoms during childhood. A child with narcolepsy may suddenly fall asleep several times during the day or have excessive unrelenting sleepiness. Children with narcolepsy may be perceived as lazy, resulting in problems with their self-esteem.
Symptoms of narcolepsy include:
Narcolepsy can affect a child’s quality of life. It impairs or limits school performance, job choices and free-time activities. Children may also experience behavior and personality changes. Young children may show inattentiveness, emotional instability and hyperactive behavior. Narcolepsy can also affect activities of daily living such as driving or operating machinery and could impact career choices for your child.
If your child shows symptoms of narcolepsy, a pediatric sleep medicine specialist will make a detailed evaluation using the following tools and tests:
Although narcolepsy has no cure, its symptoms may be treated with:
Visit the trusted websites below to learn more about narcolepsy.
Riley at IU Health offers a broad range of supportive services to make life better for families who choose us for their children's care.
Narcolepsy Network is a nonprofit organization with a mission to educate and inform the public about narcolepsy, provide support for patients and their families and increase public awareness of the condition. The organization's website includes frequently asked questions about narcolepsy, support groups and free educational materials.