Gunther Eichler, 73, can't fall asleep at night and fights to stay awake during the day.
"I can be sitting here talking to you, and my eyes will close and I can fall asleep," Eichler told 11Alive's Jennifer Leslie.
The Alpharetta resident was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease 14 years ago but just recently began struggling with sleep.
NeuroTrials Research is the only facility in Georgia and only one of 15 nationwide investigating the link between Parkinson’s disease and excessive sleepiness.
Dr. Lacey & Mr. Eichler sat down with Jennifer Leslie at 11Alive to share their stories & information on our latest Parkinson's research.
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