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what are narcoleptic seizures

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
33 years experience Neurology
Plesse repost: Please repost and include the answer your GP give to this question - I assume that since (s)he was the one who make the referral, you ask him/her why ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Reeves
29 years experience Neurology
Several: Based upon the age of insert, they would almost certainly be partial insert seizures (aka "localization related"). At least half the time, no clear ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Narcolepsy: This condition is when someone falls asleep suddenly, even when they are not laying down in bed. This would be diagnosed through a history and physica ... Read More
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Dr. Masoud Sadighpour
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Narcolepsy: Narcolepsy is a condition when patient is very sleepy during the day. It is associated with fragmented night time sleep. People with narcolepsy lack ... Read More
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Dr. David Leszczyszyn
26 years experience Sleep Medicine
Sleepiness Plus: Very frequent sleep paralysis along with cataplexy, excessive daytime sleepiness and sleep-related hallucinations occur in narcolepsy. Not everyone h ... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aaron Milstone
26 years experience Pulmonology
Yes: Up to 10% of narcolepsy patients have family members with the illness. Twins have an even higher chance of both having the illness.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Narcolepsy: I know of no positives for narcolepsy. It can be embarrassing and dangerous.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Patterson
31 years experience Pediatrics
Absolutely: Narcolepsy actually has 2 peak times of onset: in the mid-teen years and in the 20's. Unfortunately, there is often a delay of up to 10 years between ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Bad brain activity: A seizure is an abnormal motor or sensory event that is caused by abnormal electrical discharges of the brain. Usually the brain can inhibit or suppr ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Seizures: There are a great number of reasons. Whole textbooks have been written concerning this subject. If you have a specific problem, consult with your doc ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Freedman
8 years experience Pediatrics
Seizures: Seizure is caused usually by abnormal brain wave activity which arises from an area of abnormality in the brain.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alon Seifan
12 years experience Neurology
Excitable brain cell: Anything that causes brain cells to be irritated or overexcitable can cause a seizure. Genetic causes of epilepsy that lead to an abnormality in exci ... Read More
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