Cataplexy and Panic Attacks

I’m the type of Narcoleptic that needs more intense emotion to experience Cataplexy (not all Narcoleptics also have Cataplexy). I don’t usually get it if I’m have a laugh attack, but when I’m distressed it’s always lurking around the corner. Nowadays, I’m in a much…

What is Cataplexy?

Cataplexy occurs when someone is experiencing some type of strong emotion; like excitement, anger, or sadness. Everybody is different, and so some people can get Cataplexy from a normal amount of emotion, or an extreme amount. Then again, you can have Narcolepsy and never experience…

Cataplexy and Rollercoasters

I get the weirdest¬†Cataplexy episodes when I ride rollercoasters. At this point, I find it downright hilarious, and it just adds to the experience. Last time I went to Seaworld with some friends, we decided to go¬†on the Manta rollercoaster and the wait in line…