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15 year old student falls asleep in April, wakes in June, misses GCS exams!!!

Alas, the world has witnessed the birth of another sleeping beauty except that this time, there’s no need for a prince’s kiss. Hehehe# This world and the weird happenings in it! …
A 15-year-old British school girl, Stacey Comerford has just woken up from a two-month sleep only find she had missed nine GCSE exams. Stacey says that at two months this latest sleeping state is her longest.

According to the sunnews, Stacey suffers
from a rare neurological disorder called Kleine-Levin Syndrome, also
known as Sleeping Beauty Syndrome
.
According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and
Stroke, the condition mainly affects adolescent males and is
characterized by episodes of excessive sleep.
Affected individuals are completely normal between these episodes but
may sleep up to 20 hours a day for extended periods of time. It’s
estimated that just 1,000 people worldwide have the condition.
“When she’s in an episode, she might get up to go to the toilet or
get a drink but she’s not awake. I call it sleep mode,” her mother
Bernie Richards explained to the newspaper, adding that Stacey has lost
nearly 28lbs because of the condition.

“I’ve missed nine exams and my birthday in November,” Stacey is quoted as saying by The Daily Mail.
Stacey started experiencing symptoms about a year ago, but the
condition is so rare that she was only diagnosed in March, according to
The Mirror.
There is no known cure for Kleine-Levin Syndrome, but some experts believe individuals grow out of it.
Nawa oh# Another sleeping beauty *winks*

Tireni Adebayo

Tireni Adebayo is the Editor of Kemi Filani News.She has BSC in Mass Communication from the Redeemer's University and M.A in Mass Communication from the University of Lagos (2014 - 2015) where she majored in Public Relations and Advertising and Digital Media.  When she is not writing, she is either listening to music or reading her favorite books.Tel: +2348000000901 Address: Herbert Macaulay, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria Email: [email protected]

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