Kleine-Levin Syndrome Turns Young Adults to Babbling Babies

When Eric Haller gets sick and goes into an "episode" -- about eight to 10 times a year -- he slips into a dreamlike state and is unable to do simple cognitive tasks, like reading, adding up numbers or comprehending his favorite TV shows. The 21-year-old from Placentia, Calif., has a 3.5 average at Fullerton State University and interns for the L.A. Clippers, but his capabilities disappear when he descends into a trance. Haller has Kleine-Levin syndrome, a rare sleep disorder that is...Full Story
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