A 24-year-old female asked:
What is the reason for epileptic seizure while sleeping only? could it progress to involve seizure at any time?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Preventive Medicine 73 years experience
It depends: On the metabolic (biochemical/electric) state of the brain which is different by night from day. Nocturnal seizures can become diurnal.
4.9k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Pediatric Neurology 51 years experience
Nocturnal seizures: There are specific seizure syndromes such benighn rolandic seizures that characteristically occur at night. You need to speak with a neurologist to gain information about this topic.
4.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 1, 2013
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