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WHEREAS, Narcolepsy is a chronic neurological disorder caused by the brain’s inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles; and

WHEREAS, Narcolepsy affects an estimated 1 in every 2,000 Americans; and

WHEREAS, Narcolepsy is an under-recognized and under-diagnosed condition; and

WHEREAS, the symptoms of narcolepsy, especially when undiagnosed, can lead to accidents, injuries and problems with learning and working; and

WHEREAS, Narcolepsy affects people neurologically, socially and emotionally; and

WHEREAS, Narcolepsy affects people of all ages, with onset typically between the ages of 15 and 25; and

WHEREAS, organizations nationwide have come together to promote awareness of the disease and support for those who suffer from narcolepsy;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  March 10, 2018 as a

 DAY FOR NARCOLEPSY AWARENESS IN NEVADA

 

 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval, Barbara Cegaske and Scott Anderson