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Consequences of diagnosis?
Can anyone tell me what the consequenses of DIAGNOSIS have been for them, if any? Driver's license? Health insurance? Life insurance? I think I need to get a clear diagnosis to get additional medications to get through the day and reduce the cataplexy BUT I dont want to shoot myself in the foot as far as my future is concerned with having documented evidence of narcolepsy in my record. Especially since I do have cataplexy for sure...I dont want everyone to know. I have an ADHD diagnosis so I get Vyvanse and amphetamine anyway. But they dont work 100% and last only 6-8 hours. I am SO thankful for my sales job which gives me the freedom to sleep during the day. My husband and I call my naps "power naps" 15-20 mins 2-5 times a day. Yipee! ya right...