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Covington, GA
A 28-year-old female asked:

Sometimes i get seizure like shakes when sleeping then wake up with a migraine i've been tested for epilepsy results were neg what else is causing it?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Sleep disorder: You most likely have nocturnal myoclonus (paroxysmal limb movements in sleep), and this disruption could trigger migraines, but cannot exclude sleep apnea. Suggest overnight sleep study and evaluation by sleep specialist. Doubt this is any type of epilepsy

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