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Can stress induce night terrors and seizure-like event in an adult?

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Dr. Andrew Reeves
Neurology 30 years experience
Yes: Stress has many effects upon the body. I don't know if it applies to you, but people who have seizure-like events which are not epilepsy, but due to various stresses and life events, have a very high incidence of prior abuse, sadly. Often it's a combination of physical, sexual, and emotional abuse.

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Last updated Jan 22, 2017

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