Jason Francisco says he has narcolepsy

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Aug 02 2012 11:50 AM | Updated as of Aug 02 2012 08:35 PM

Actor Jason Francisco
MANILA, Philippines -- Actor JasonFrancisco admitted to be battling narcolepsy, a chronic sleep disorder characterized by excessive sleepiness and sleep attacks at inappropriate times.

"Well antukin talaga ako. As in totoo, like medyo malamig sa set mabilis po akong maantok talaga. May term po doon 'yung narcoleptic," Francisco said when asked of the thing he hate most about himself.

Francisco, who placed third in Pinoy "Big Brother: Double Up," also showed signs of narcolepsy inside the Big Brother house, where he was often spotted sleeping.

Right now, Francisco is part of ABS-CBN's hit afternoon series "Angelito: Ang Bagong Yugto."