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Dr. Donald Jacobson
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BNSM: It is a benign condition and once the diagnosis is firmly established, it requires no treatment and generally disappears within the first year of life ... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susumu Inoue
54 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Very benign: Neonatal sleep myoclonus occurs in infants up to 2- 3 months of age. They grow out of it after that without any residuals or consequences. This seizur ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Sleeping issues: You have two things to do: 1: See your primary doctor as soon as you can! 2: Please see a Psychologist to help you calm down. Should turn out OK - pl ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Leslie Huszar
50 years experience Neurology
Sleep myoclonus: It is generally not important other than it interrupts your sleep. If you have significant fatigue you should ask your primary doctor to try muscle re ... Read More
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A 7-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
NOT epilepsy: You likely suffer Periodic Limb Movements in Sleep, which is a similar problem to Restless Leg Syndrome, and can be treated with any of a number of do ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
39 years experience Psychiatry
Add dopamine agonist: Ssri and snris both may indirectly reduce Dopamine by serotonin stimulation. This can cause restless legs (rls) this may need to be compensated by a ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
?????????: Sleep myoclonus is a normal variant seen occasionally. There is no "blood test" to verify or exclude it. The most aggressive investigation that might ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Lippe
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Night movements: Small children who sleep next to you move all night long and kick you in the head i have had eight of them and have not gotten sleep in 19 years.
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
18 years experience Sleep Medicine
Sleep myoclonus: This can be very disruptive to person's sleep but also to the bed partner. Treatment is often very helpful. In some situations, removal of a medicat ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frances Ilozue
25 years experience Family Medicine
See your PCP: I will recommend a general check up with your PCP, he/she will conduct preliminary evaluation and refer you to a specialist if need be. Your symptom i ... Read More

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