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Sleep Apnea Seizures
Would an in-lab overnight assessment for sleep apnea also identify seizures during sleep, if they were occurring?
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, (levetiracetam) topiramate, and phenobarbital, do not prevent mood swings. Keppra, (levetiracetam) 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
What are the best hospitals for the treatment of central hypoventilation, central sleep apnea, pathologic hypersomnia, seizures?
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.
Treat sleep apnea: The standard therapy involves a C-PAP unit, but some custom dental splints work in many. Yes, sleep apnea does provide a risk, and needs focused intervention. But also, you should be taking anti-epileptic meds, and stroke preventatives. See a neurologist and address all of this ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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