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Therapy for Cataplexy

Therapy for Cataplexy

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https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11940-020-0619-5

Purpose of the review Cataplexy, an involuntary loss of muscle activity triggered by strong emotions is the most impressive symptom in narcolepsy. This review gives an overview of the current understanding of cataplexy and its available treatment options. Recent findings With the discovery of hypocretin/orexin, the understanding of the pathophysiology of cataplexy advanced in the past decades.