Breaking News: Teenagers who are being assessed for the sleep disorder narcolepsy should also be screened for cannabis use because the plant can cause excessive daytime sleepiness (shocker), researchers report. People with narcolepsy show the same symptoms. Sleepiness.
The researchers looked at 388 children evaluated for excessive daytime sleepiness, and found that 10 percent of those aged 14 and older whose results indicated narcolepsy also had urine drug screening tests that were positive for marijuana.
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