Strange Love: Emotions Cause Temporary Paralysis in Oregon Man

Love looks different on Matt Frerking. His eyes struggle to stay open. His neck gives in to gravity. His body slumps. During an attack of love, Frerking can hear and feel everything going on around him. He is not in pain. But his eyes are closed. And he cannot move. Frerking has narcolepsy with cataplexy, a rare cousin of the better-known disease that causes sudden sleep attacks. With cataplexy, a disease estimated to affect at least 50,000 Americans, many of whom suffer for years...Full Story
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