Any Information about Fatal Insomnia?

Q:
Can you give me some information about fatal insomnia?

A:
Fatal insomnia is a rare sleep disorder. It can lead to death in a few months or a few years after the symptoms appear. In most cases, it is inherited.

Symptoms include:

  • Insomnia
  • Dementia
  • Physical coordination problems

There are two types of fatal insomnia, namely fatal familial insomnia and sporadic fatal insomnia.

There is still no cure for fatal insomnia yet. Few treatments can help improve the symptoms.

Key word: fatal insomnia

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