EU agency flags narcolepsy risk on GSK flu shot

MB Comment: Continental European regulators are slightly less dominated by pharmaceutical companies than US regulators. They are somewhat more likely to admit vaccine adverse reactions like this. The drug company PR machine response is always ‘It’s a coincidence, there is no causal relationship, blah blah blah.’ That is why we need to be entitled to refuse their products. The NIH says narcolepsy is a lifetime nervous system condition with no known cure, just a lifetime of pharmaceutical bondage to stimulants and anti-depressants.

Read the Article about Narcolepsy Risk From GSK Flu Shot

Read About Narcolepsy from From NCBI, A Division of the NIH

‘Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder that causes excessive sleepiness and frequent daytime sleep attacks … Narcolepsy is a nervous system disorder, not a mental illness … There is no known cure for narcolepsy. The goal of treatment is to control symptoms … Narcolepsy is a chronic, lifelong condition … You may need to take prescription medications. The stimulant drug Provigil is the first choice of treatment for narcolepsy. It is much less likely to be abused than other stimulants. The medicine also helps you stay awake. Other stimulants include Dexedrine and Ritalin. Antidepressant medications can help reduce episodes of cataplexy, sleep paralysis, and hallucinations.’

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