Sarah Fielding

Sarah Fielding

Sarah Fielding is a freelance writer covering a range of topics with a focus on mental health and social issues. She is published in The New York Times, The Guardian, Business Insider, Fortune, Bustle, and more. Sarah's work includes reporting on COVID-19, domestic violence, intrusive thoughts, health conditions, the pay gap, new studies, and sex and relationships, among other topics. As a writer, she works to break down stigmas and create greater understanding and accessibility in the health space. Sarah is also the co-founder of Empire Coven, a space for highlighting trailblazing women across New York.
Scientists are still trying to understand why some people develop0 narcolepsy. However, It's clear that low levels of certain brain chemicals play a role, and other factors may be involving in triggering the disease process. Here's what we know about the causes of narcolepsy.
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One type features episodes of muscle weakness; a second type is more difficult to diagnose.
People who have this form of narcolepsy, now known as type 1, experience temporary bouts of muscle weakness.
Experts say therapy should be tailored to the individual.
This chronic condition is not as common as other sleep disturbances, but it can severely alter someone's life.
Constipation is a common complaint, but the effects are wide-ranging and can be severe.
One may be used to treat opioid use disorder; the other is administered in emergencies as an opioid overdose antidote.
Genes, plus environmental and lifestyle factors, may be involved in fueling the urge to use. But proper treatment can help reduce opioid cravings and withdrawal symptoms.
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The condition can be mild, moderate, or severe.
Options for reducing cravings and withdrawal symptoms and getting your life back on track.
What to know about these high-addictive substances, including possible side effects.
If a person is exhibiting these signs, consider it an emergency and act quickly.
'Your body will go through a physical and emotional withdrawal process that is intense,' but you don't have to go it alone.
Try these techniques to increase your running speed.
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FYI: Excessive sweating isn't the only sign that you're overheating.
Plus, here's when you might want to see a doctor.
Everything you should know about this strange sensation.