Resident of the British city of Nottingham Jessica Southall
(Jessica Southall) would like to be the heroine of one of the Russian fairy tales
– Princess Nesmeyana, because for her laughter, unlike
normal people, not health and joy, but the real punishment.
The fact is that Jessica suffers from a rare disease, so
called essential narcolepsy. It manifests itself ailment in
that any strong emotion makes the patient’s muscles
relax, after which he almost instantly falls asleep. therefore
it is worth a woman to laugh, as the next moment – she is already sleeping. it
happens, true, and in many other cases, when Jessica
experiencing strong feelings, for example, is angry, worried about
intimacy with a man and so on.
For the first time, the disease began to manifest in her teens
when teachers began to complain to Jessica’s parents
that the child is constantly sleeping in lessons, and even at recess: why
Is he getting enough sleep? Jessica Southall had to go through a lot of doctors and
all sorts of tests before she put such a sad
diagnosis – she is incurably ill.
Essential narcolepsy is a rare disease of the nervous
system, it is believed that it leads to uncontrolled sleep
person suffering from this disease, and it is very dangerous for the
the sick and the people around him.
Jessica claims that she rarely falls asleep completely at the moment
attack, her mind at this time is most often awake, but the body
becomes completely out of control, all the muscles are so
relaxed, that from the outside it seems: she sleeps soundly. True,
such a state is not much different from paralysis in a dream, a woman
can only hear the surroundings, but neither open the eyes nor
I can’t move. The real sleeping beauty from the book
French storyteller Charles Perrot …