I don't think most people know much about it that is why. I worked with someone that had it and I worked in the medical field so I'm more familiar with it. I'm sorry if you have it. I don't know why it isn't more understood or in the pubic eye so to speak if that many people have it.
Some doctors hesitate to give you a diagnosis of narcolepsy because your driver's license may be revoked if the condition is severe enough.