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611 Possible Causes for Narcolepsy, Vertigo

  • Streptococcal Infection

    We report a case of an 8-year-old presenting with narcolepsy-cataplexy following a streptococcal infection. Autoimmune etiology for narcolepsy has been suggested.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] (Radio-Canada) At that time he suffered severe anxiety, symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), vertigo, pain in his throat and ears, hallucinations and concentration[cbc.ca] . 1 Recent studies show antibodies against the anti-Tribbles homolog 2 (TRIB2) in new onset narcolepsy-cataplexy. 1 , 2 Recently, there are reports of narcolepsy following[aasmnet.org]

  • Adrenal Insufficiency

    Instead, people receive false diagnoses of depression, bipolar disorder, attention deficit, narcolepsy, and other things.[drlwilson.com] Other symptoms include vertigo, hypotension, depression, salt craving, and vitiligo (depigmented patches of skin).[pharmacytimes.com] […] metastatic cancer, AIDS-related-eg Kaposi sarcoma, CMV Clinical Symptoms shared with 2 0 adrenal insufficiency Tiredness, weakness, mental depression, anorexia, weight loss, vertigo[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

  • Acromegaly

    Barnes AJ, Pallis C, Joplin GF (1979) Acromegaly and narcolepsy. Lancet 2: 332-333.[omicsonline.org] I started to develop what my doctors thought was vertigo. I was dizzy a lot, depressed, horrible headaches and tired.[globalgenes.org] Also, narcolepsy [ 21 ], cheyne stokes respiration in sleep [ 22 ] and restless leg syndrome [ 23 ] were reported in acromegaly patients.[omicsonline.org]

  • Traumatic Brain Injury

    Vertigo. Many people experience vertigo, a condition characterized by dizziness, after a traumatic brain injury.[mayoclinic.org] Symptoms common to balance impairments can include: Feeling dizzy, lightheaded, woozy or a sensation of spinning (vertigo) Burred vision Falling or unsteady gait (feeling[disabled-world.com] She also has vertigo, hearing loss, poor memory, anxiety, headaches, ringing in her ears (which she describes as a constant “electrical signal”), and a hip that causes her[newyorker.com]

  • Oculomotor Apraxia

    Without Cataplexy; Narcolepsy-cataplexy; Hypersomnolence Disorder; Idiopathic Hypersomnia Without Long Sleep Time; Idiopathic Hypersomnia With Long Sleep Time; Idiopathic[diseaseinfosearch.org] 42-year-old Female with Interstitial Keratitis and Vertigo May 24, 2007, updated Nov 20, 2007 Chief Complaint: Red left eye for the past two months with recent onset of vertigo[webeye.ophth.uiowa.edu] Vertigo is more severe with the initial episodes than later attacks, tending to improve with time.[vasculitisfoundation.org]

  • Autonomic Neuropathy

    […] two neurological syndromes: hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy type 1 with dementia and deafness (HSAN1E) and autosomal dominant cerebellar ataxia, deafness, and narcolepsy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Vertigo True vertigo (spinning as if one were riding a carousel) is often due to dysfunction of the vestibule of the inner ear or sinus disease.[drbuckeye.com] […] have been reported, including hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy (HSAN) type IE with mutations in exon 20, and autosomal dominant cerebellar ataxia, deafness, and narcolepsy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Idiopathic Generalized Epilepsy

    Four patients with comorbidity for narcolepsy type 1 and idiopathic generalized epilepsy are reported: in three cases the onset of epilepsy preceded narcolepsy type 1 appearance[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] ritmice, oscilatorii fara pierderea constiintei tetanie rahitogena: primavara, insotite de alte semne de rahitism Sy Sandifer: opistotonus cauzat de reflux gastroesofagian Vertigo[slideshare.net] Narcolepsy type 1 may occur in association with idiopathic generalized epilepsy, leading to remarkable diagnostic and therapeutic challenges.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lyme Disease

    (getting or feeling lost) Feeling as if you are losing your mind Over-emotional reactions, crying easily Too much sleep, or insomnia Difficulty falling or staying asleep Narcolepsy[ticktalkireland.org] Lyme can also affect the cardiac system and the brain, causing arrhythmia, vertigo, speech impairments such as stammering, and poor concentration.[lyme-disease-research-database.com] […] been led to believe I was instead a fatigued, stressed and anxious individual with inexplicable debilitating headaches and joint pain, a loss of sensation in my left hand, vertigo[theguardian.com]

  • Syringobulbia

    ( MCA , ACA , PCA , Foville's , Millard-Gubler , Lateral medullary , Weber's , Lacunar stroke ) Sleep disorders Insomnia - Hypersomnia - Sleep apnea ( Ondine's curse ) - Narcolepsy[wikidoc.org] The commonest symptoms in the 54 patients were headache (35), vertigo (27), dysphonia or dysarthria (21), trigeminal paraesthesiae (27), dysphagia (24), diplopia (16), tinnitus[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] PCA , Foville's , Millard-Gubler , Lateral medullary , Weber's , Lacunar stroke ) Sleep disorders Insomnia · Hypersomnia · Sleep apnea ( Obstructive , Ondine's curse ) · Narcolepsy[thefullwiki.org]

  • Tranylcypromine

    Tranylcypromine warrants further study in narcolepsy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] the brofaromine group were sleep disorders, hypotension, tremor and dryness of mouth; and in the tranylcypromine group sleep disorders, fatigue, hypotension, tremor and vertigo[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CNS: Vertigo, dizziness, tremors, muscle twitching, headache, blurred vision. CV: Orthostatic hypotension, arrhythmias, hypertensive crisis .[robholland.com]

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