narcoleptic


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a person who has narcolepsy

a soporific drug that produces an uncontrollable desire to sleep

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The brainchild of Chicago comedians Sarah Albritton (Sleeping with Sarah Podcast) and Catherine "Povs" Povinelli (Edinburgh Fringe Festival), #SNG follows the story of a low-level, narcoleptic superhero with the power to make people dance as she struggles to save the day and stay awake.
In that state, another phenomenon that is often responsible for misdiagnosing narcolepsy as schizophrenia begins to happen: Narcoleptics are in a dream state and have what seem to be hallucinations.
In Mrs R's case, despite her love of football, the sound of the Match of the Day theme tune is enough to trigger her narcoleptic tendencies to such an extent, she regularly drops off by the time the second match starts.
For the study, researchers examined five narcoleptic brains and seven control brains from human cadavers.
The Echo And The Always While Sleepy Panda Club may have been a little too narcoleptic and cuddly for comfort, the newly-renamed The Echo And The Always have lost none of the giddy melodic hues and sweeping melodrama of their former incarnation.
com/zervas-and-pepper The Echo And The Always While Sleepy Panda Club may have been a little too narcoleptic and cuddly for comfort, the newly renamed The Echo And The Always have lost none of the giddy melodic hues and sweeping melodrama.
After one week of treatment, the number of both narcoleptic episodes and cataplectic episodes decreased.
The narcoleptic princess falls to sleep, with no intention of wakening.
I'M PRETTY SURE that Moose is not a narcoleptic, but he did show signs of affliction on this trip.
The librarian from Pontefract with the orthopedic shoe and cat hair on his cardy braying an out-of-tune version of You Raise Me Up, the tragic narcoleptic self-help group-turned-boy band who perform in cycle helmets lest stage-fright cause them to pass out and crack their skulls open, the elderly spinster whose oompah version of Hot Legs will probably make her a YouTube sensation for all the wrong reasons - they'll all be familiar to anyone who ever heeded their GP's advice to stop binge drinking and stay home on a Saturday night.
Instead, the best Stephen Harper can do is to stand by while narcoleptic Calgary MP Rob Anders attacked veterans David Macleod and Jim Lowther, hurling ignorant and outrageous insults at them for questioning his decorum for falling asleep during a Veterans Affairs committee meeting.
From Donald the sex-pest duck, to Sting the narcoleptic horse, it''s highly unlikely these people ever see a dull moment in the Animal Madhouse.
Among the cases tackled by the team of four vets are a narcoleptic horse and a sex pest duck.
Think of that improbable tiger as a handy metaphor for the repressed longings of these narcoleptic characters to get on with their lives--if only they could find the energy to crawl out of the bed/sofa/closet where they have taken refuge from their individual miseries.
In humans, it was shown that plasma LH concentration is reduced in hypocretin-deficient narcoleptic men, whereas gonadal steroid hormone levels are normal (Kok et al.