John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP
John P. Cunha, DO, is a U.S. board-certified Emergency Medicine Physician. Dr. Cunha's educational background includes a BS in Biology from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, and a DO from the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences in Kansas City, MO. He completed residency training in Emergency Medicine at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in Newark, New Jersey.
William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR
Dr. Shiel received a Bachelor of Science degree with honors from the University of Notre Dame. There he was involved in research in radiation biology and received the Huisking Scholarship. After graduating from St. Louis University School of Medicine, he completed his Internal Medicine residency and Rheumatology fellowship at the University of California, Irvine. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology.
In this Article
- What is narcolepsy?
- How common is narcolepsy?
- What causes narcolepsy?
- What are the symptoms of narcolepsy?
- Excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS)
- Hypnagogic hallucinations
- Sleep paralysis
- Additional symptoms
- How is narcolepsy diagnosed?
- How is narcolepsy treated?
- Non-drug treatments
- What is the outcome (prognosis) for patients with narcolepsy?
- What's in the future for narcolepsy?
- Narcolepsy At A Glance
- For more information
- Find a local Sleep Specialist in your town
For more information
Narcolepsy Network, Inc.
79 Main Street
North Kingstown, RI 02852
Tel: 888-292-6522 401-667-2523
National Sleep Foundation
1522 K Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
FDA.gov. Prescribing information for armodafinil.
FDA.gov. FDA Approves Xyrem for Cataplexy Attacks in Patients with Narcolepsy.
National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health. What are the Signs and Symptoms of Narcolepsy?
National Instutute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Facts About Narcolepsy.
Stanford School of Medicine. Narcolepsy Research - FAQs.
Previous contributing author and editor:
Medical Author: Roza Hayduk, MD
Medical Editor: Leslie J. Schoenfield, MD, PhD
Last Editorial Review: 8/10/2010
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