Is it possible for narcolepsy w/ cataplexy, sleep apnea, tourette syndrome, AD/HD, and OCD to all occur in one person? Or is there one condition that can cause the symptoms of all 5 of these conditions?
I also forgot to add I have nocturnal tendencies - where I get more energy at night and end up staying awake until dawn - and then sleeping until the afternoon. I've tried cutting out caffeine but it didn't change it. My mother and brother are also "nocturnal" as we call it. My father is narcoleptic as I am.
You can't tell me if it's possible for these things to co-exist or if there is a single condition that has all of these symptoms? I'm not looking for a diagnosis, just information to prevent being experimented on with meds to treat symptoms without finding a possible underlying cause.
Not be impolite, but what is the point of this forum if your reply to most everyone's questions is to "ask your doctor" ? My appointment is over a month away, I just wanted to know if it was possible for one person (any person) to have 5 conditions at once, or if the conditions I mentioned are related - as in - do they occur in a similar part of the brain.
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