Louisa Ball Has Sleeping Beauty Sickness

By Deena Bustillo on
Louisa Ball is a 15-year-old who can sleep for days and days, but not because she's exhausted, but because she has a rare condition dubbed Sleeping Beauty Sickness. Doctors don't know what causes it, or how to cure it, but it causes teens to sleep for days at a time. And, they can't be woken up fully with prodding or shaking. The condition apparently goes away on its own after 8 to 12 years, but, until then, Louisa just sleeps, a lot. Kleine-Levin Syndrome, as its more scientifically...Read Full Story