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Clinical Definition Narcolepsy is a chronic neurological disorder that interferes with a person’s sleep-wake cycle. In Our Own Words People who have the sleep disorder, narcolepsy, often fall asleep uncontrollably, even after having adequate sleep. During the day, you may be excessively sleepy and nearly unable to function. Sleep attacks can occur even when narcoleptics

Nasal Polyps

Clinical Definition Nasal polyps are small growths of inflamed tissue that are noncancerous and can develop on the nasal mucosa or paranasal sinuses. They are associated with prolonged inflammation of the nasal passages or sinuses from conditions such as chronic sinusitis, allergic rhinitis and asthma. If nasal polyps become too large, they can obstruct the

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