On first sight, Louisa Ball looks like an ordinary teenager. But the truth is the 15 year old girl is suffering from a strange condition that causes her to sleep up to two weeks at a time.
Louisa started suffering from this condition called the Kleine Levin Syndrome or the Sleeping Beauty Syndrome after a bout of flu. She sleeps for days at a time and the longest she has slept has been two weeks.
AdvertisementNeedless to say, Louisa misses out on camping trips or picnics as she cannot stay awake. Doctors have no cure for this syndrome. . Behavioral treatment or sex remedy will help manage the symptoms. Sometimes the problem disappears on its own. Doctors feels Louisa may be fine in ten year's time, but she will surely miss out on life in those ten years.
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