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Teen with rare sleeping beauty syndrome can sleep for a weeks without waking up

 A 17-year-old Indonesian girl who was diagnosed with 'Sleeping Beauty syndrome' or Kleine-Levin syndrome (KLS) apparently slept for over a week without getting up. 

Siti Raisa Miranda, or Echa, from the city of Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan reportedly fell asleep on April 1, 2021 and still not woken up for a weeks. Siti's rare medical condition was first discovered when she was 13 years old after she slept for a week. 

Her parents have tried to send her at a hospital where she was diagnosed with epilepsy. She was admitted and stay for a duration of time when her parents decided to bring her back home after they observed that the ongoing treatment wasn't effective.

Her condition still remain the same, with her parents need to feed her and change her clothes when she experience a deep sleep.

According to her parents, Echa is living an ordinary life which seems nothing happened when she's awake.

"Even during the pandemic, she was doing pretty well in her online lessons and classwork," he added. "But once the sleep hits, it just ends up like this," his father said.

The rare disorder could bring a person to excessive deep sleep, also known as hypersomnia. This could lead individual to sleep over 20 hours to days, or even weeks.

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