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The History of Narcolepsy, Part 1

February 9th, 2015

Episode 741 of 935 episodes

People were experiencing sleep disorders long before they were studied to the degree they are now. The first European account of narcolepsy appeared in the 1600s, but it would be well into the 19th century before the condition was researched.