Cataplexy: Rare disorder means mother collapses every time she expresses strong emotion

The mother who cannot laugh or love: Rare disorder means she collapses every time she expresses strong emotion During an attack Kelly can see and hear but her body is temporarily paralysed Attacks can last anything from a few seconds to an hour | UPDATED: 11:18 GMT, 18 April 2012 A woman with a rare condition that means she collapses every time she laughs fears she may have passed the rare illness onto her young son.

The seven-year-old boy with such severe narcolepsy that he couldn"t kick a ball without falling asleep

Pictured: The seven-year-old boy with such severe narcolepsy that he couldn't kick a ball without falling asleep Reece Williams slept for up to 23 hours and fell over 25 times a dayDoctors thought it was virus until father filmed him for real diagnosisNow Reese can stop falling asleep after taking controversial drug Xyrem A boy of seven suffered from such severe narcolepsy that he couldn’t even kick a football without the sleeping disorder causing him to doze off.

Boy slept for up to 19 HOURS a day after reaction to flu jab

Flu jab gave our six-year-old son narcolepsy: Boy slept for up to 19 HOURS a day after reaction to vaccine Our son “was like he was a puppet whose strings had been cut”GlaxoSmithKline deny a “causal link” between narcolepsy and Pandemrix The parents of a schoolboy who was struck down with narcolepsy after receiving a flu vaccine, said the Government should have carried out more tests before issuing the drug.