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Has There Been Any Link Found Between Sleep Apnea And Seizures
Seizure is also known as Generalized seizures in adults. A seizure is a symptom in which a person has a convulsion or epileptic attack, usually involving jerking movements of the head, limbs, and rest of the body. It represents abnormal brain function, and can be caused by fever (mainly in young children), by brain infections or tumors, by drug abuse or overdoses, by chemical ...Read more
What type of seizures are I having I have seizures only in the mornings between 9 am and 10 am I also have sleep apnea?
I heard that if you have sleep apnea you will more than likely have a seizure? Or a stroke if not treated I have had several seizures and one stroke.
Stroke & apnea: Obstructive sleep apnea often leads to increased blood pressure and is a risk factor for stroke. People who have had a stroke are also at risk of developing sleep apnea. The major risk factors for stroke remain to be smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes mellitus, atherosclerosis and atrial fibrillation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would an in-lab overnight assessment for sleep apnea also identify seizures during sleep, if they were occurring?
Why can't we take tramadol when we have sleep apnea induced asthma and a seizure disorder? WHat can happen if we take the max of 4 tramadol???????????
3 points of interest: 1. Unresolved infection at the occiput makes sleep apnea more significant. 2. Frequently seizures are the result of stage 2 Lyme disease. 3. Every significant case of asthma tests positive for mold toxicity. in my clinical experience. Specialized urine testing to diagnose mold toxins ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Neurologist thinks sleep apnea caused my mom's seizure. Does this seem reasonable? Neurologists and pathologists only please
Maybe: I could not find information that linked sleep apnea to being the only cause of seizures. But it has been reported to worsen seizure activity that might have been caused by a stroke, scar or other cause. It also has been reported that seizures at nite during sleep might be misdiagnosed as sleep apnea. In any case both issues need to be evaluated and treated by an experienced specialists. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What should I do about my husband's mood swings , short term memory loss from being on topiramate and having sleep apnea and grand mall seizures?
Very complicated : Phenobarbital can worsen sleep apnea. Topiramate and Phenobarbital and sleep apnea can all affect memory loss. Keppra, topiramate, and phenobarbital, do not prevent mood swings. Keppra, in fact, could cause profound suicidal depression with and without hallucinations. Basically, it sounds like your husband's care is being managed by a neurologist and you need to get a psychiatrist involved and also a sleep medicine specialist. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I just had a sleep study that revealed bad sleep apnea. Also it said that i had epileptic seizures in my brain. What does that mean?
Must seek treatment: Often epilepsy and obstructive sleep apnea (osa) go hand in hand. Sleep problems are a double-edged sword; epilepsy disturbs sleep and sleep deprivation aggravates epilepsy. People who experience involuntary movement while they sleep tend to wake up tired and without energy in the morning. Deprivation of sleep over prolonged periods of time can cause cardiac arrhythmia, or irregular beating. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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