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Remedies For Nocturnal Myoclonus
My 5yo daughter is diagnosed with benign sleep myoclonus which is disrupting her sleep at night. wat is d best treatment for this without side effect.
Benign Sleep Myoclon: About 60% grow out of it with time. No medications are necessary, unless the child Neurologist determines there are other Neurologic issues that need treatment. ...Read more
BNSM: It is a benign condition and once the diagnosis is firmly established, it requires no treatment and generally disappears within the first year of life with only a few reports of it continuing longer into infancy, but not beyond. There are no known permanent complications. A main goal is early diagnosis to prevent unnecessary extensive medical diagnostics that can be expensive/disruptive to family. ...Read more
Very benign: Neonatal sleep myoclonus occurs in infants up to 2- 3 months of age. They grow out of it after that without any residuals or consequences. This seizure like activities may be confused with real seizures. But this clonus occurs only when babies are asleep, and stops jerking movement when you wake them up, and usually all 4 extremities, arms and legs jerk. ...Read more
When I try to sleep I suddenly shock..what are the causes of sleep myoclonus?is it dangerous?happens 15-25 a night
Sleeping issues: You have two things to do: 1: See your primary doctor as soon as you can! 2: Please see a Psychologist to help you calm down. Should turn out OK - please keep me informed. ...Read more
Is sleep myoclonus safe? Would stretching help/lifting light weights for upper body? Anything i can do to help it, exercise? Mine is due to anxiety.
What are the causes of sleep myoclonus??should I worry??because when I try to sleep suddenly I feel like shock and wake up.i did an EEG it was normal.
I have had sleep myoclonus symptoms for over a year now. It first occured 5 months after regularly using lorazepam and 4 days of using snri. Help?
Add dopamine agonist: Ssri and snris both may indirectly reduce Dopamine by serotonin stimulation. This can cause restless legs (rls) this may need to be compensated by a Dopamine agonist such as wellbutrin (bupropion) or Requip or mirapix. Also don't forget to have your iron levels checked as low iron can be cause of RLS which is often confused with myoclonus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
5yo child diagnosed with sleep myoclonus, sleep is interrupted, what r essential blood tests required to see wat medical conditions could b causing it?
?????????: Sleep myoclonus is a normal variant seen occasionally. There is no "blood test" to verify or exclude it. The most aggressive investigation that might confirm or exclude it would be a video-EEG with the patients events recorded for clinical review. I would only pursue that if their were concerns for Rholandic epilepsy or similar problem. ...Read more