The Kids Who Can't Stay Awake

The Kids Who Can't Stay Awake

FOXTEL Bio  |  July 2, 2015

Exploring the impact of narcolepsy on everyday lives, this documentary shows what it's like growing up with a condition which goes way beyond 'nap attacks'. Capturing the poignant aspects of life with narcolepsy, we meet teenagers like 15-year-old Chloe, who nods off up to thirty times a day. From terrifying hallucinations to daytime sleepwalking and uncontrollable appetites, how do families deal with the extreme symptoms?

Exploring the impact of narcolepsy on everyday lives, this documentary shows what it's like growing up with a condition which goes way beyond 'nap attacks'. Capturing the poignant aspects of life with narcolepsy, we meet teenagers like 15-year-old Chloe, who nods off up to thirty times a day. From terrifying hallucinations to daytime sleepwalking and uncontrollable appetites, how do families deal with the extreme symptoms?

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