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Narcolepsy by the Numbers


Narcolepsy affects 1 in every 2,000 Americans and 3 million people worldwide.


It is estimated that up to 50% of patients with Narcolepsy may be undiagnosed.


Typical onset of Narcolepsy is between the ages of 10 and 20 years old, but can occur in early childhood.


On average, patients have 6 physician visits before receiving a Narcolepsy diagnosis.

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Wake Up Narcolepsy is a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization that seeks to raise awareness, bringing direction to the search for a cure while providing a strong community of support. Stay current to join the WUN Community

Resources + Support

Online Support Groups

WUN offers free, targeted online support groups to individuals with narcolepsy and their families, worldwide.

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Brown Bag Webinars

View our upcoming and previous webinars.

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One Day Conference

This one day conference is for people with narcolepsy, their families, educators, clinicians and researchers.

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Clinical Trials

Patient engagement in clinical trials help find new ways to treat individuals with narcolepsy.

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Camp for CWN + Families

Children with narcolepsy can meet other kids experiencing the same symptoms and challenges.

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Do you share our passion for advocating on behalf of those with narcolepsy?

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Finding a Cure Quicker, Stronger Together.

Partnering with our community, sleep centers, and experts, we drive funding initiatives towards a deeper understanding of narcolepsy, better treatment options and ultimately a cure.