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What is cataplexy? Cataplexy is a symptom of Narcolepsy Type 1. It is the sudden and brief loss of muscle tone as a response to emotion (commonly laughter). This might cause the person to feel weak or to collapse completely. This means children will learn to avoid any situation where they may laugh...

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Hello , I am Theo Bear. I am tired and want some help trying to get to sleep. Can you help me sleep by doing some special activities with me before bedtime? Planned sleep time: Planned wake up time:

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Child’s name: Hospital number: Planned sleep time: Planned wake up time: Week 1 Date: Quiet time: Bedtime: Wake up time: Week 2 Date: Quiet time: Bedtime: Wake up time: Week 3 Date: Quiet time: Bedtime: Wake up time:

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Problems with sleep are common for children and young people with chronic fatigue. This resource will give you some useful information and tips on how to manage your sleep as part of your energy management programme. Sleep is essential for your health and wellbeing. Sleep improves your energy, helps...

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A restful environment A good and restful sleep environment can make all the difference when addressing your child’s sleep needs. It is important that this environment is made to suit your child. We will all fall asleep more easily when we are comfortable and relaxed. Here are some top tips to help...

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Sleep issues are often linked to anxiety in young children. It is common for children to be very anxious or frightened to sleep alone. Signs of sleep anxiety Anxiety is a normal and common emotion. Children are not always aware of how and why they feel this way. Anxiety can then become an issue...

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What is cataplexy in narcolepsy? Narcolepsy is a long-term condition which causes excessive sleepiness during the day and may disrupt your sleep at night. You can also have sleep attacks where you fall asleep at inappropriate times during the day without any warning. Cataplexy is a condition...

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What is narcolepsy? Narcolepsy is a long-term condition which causes excessive sleepiness during the day and may disrupt your sleep at night. You can also have sleep attacks where you fall asleep at inappropriate times during the day without any warning. What is Wakix? Wakix is a brand name of...

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What is narcolepsy? Narcolepsy is a long-term condition which causes excessive sleepiness during the day and may disrupt your sleep at night. You can also have sleep attacks where you fall asleep at inappropriate times during the day without any warning. What is methylphenidate? Methylphenidate...

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What is cataplexy in narcolepsy? Narcolepsy is a long-term condition which causes excessive sleepiness during the day and may disrupt your sleep at night. You can also have sleep attacks where you fall asleep at inappropriate times during the day without any warning. Cataplexy is a condition...

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What is cataplexy in narcolepsy? Narcolepsy is a long-term condition which causes excessive sleepiness during the day and may disrupt your sleep at night. You can also have sleep attacks where you fall asleep at inappropriate times during the day without any warning. Cataplexy is a condition...

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What is cataplexy in narcolepsy? Narcolepsy is a long-term condition which causes excessive sleepiness during the day and may disrupt your sleep at night. You can also have sleep attacks where you fall asleep at inappropriate times during the day without any warning. Cataplexy is a condition...

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This resource has been created to suggest ways to help your child when it comes to overstimulation like sounds, smells, sleeping, bathing and other aspects of life. Meal times Your child might be sensitive to smells or noises and prefer eating in a separate room to others. Check your child is...

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What is narcolepsy? Narcolepsy is a long-term condition which causes excessive sleepiness during the day and may disrupt your sleep at night. You can also have sleep attacks where you fall asleep at inappropriate times during the day without any warning. What is modafinil? Modafinil is a type of...

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Many young people have challenges falling asleep in the evening due to a change in their circadian rhythm. The next difficulty is waking in the morning feeling alert, refreshed and ready for their school day. Melatonin Research has shown that melatonin (the hormone of darkness) is produced by the...

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Sleep is important for our physical, emotional and mental wellbeing. In hours of darkness our brain produces a hormone called melatonin. This is the hormone which we need in order to feel tired. Daylight stops our body’s production of melatonin and therefore we wake up for the day. How do...

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Sleep Using electronic devices before bedtime can be mentally stimulating in ways that can adversely affect a child or young person’s sleep. It is hard for us to come out of the ‘mind-racing’ state which screen time creates in our brains. Screen time delays your body clock Using...

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