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What Causes Seizures In Your Sleep
No way that can be: Covered in 400 characters or less. Your question is just too broad. Are you working on a school paper? I liked this article: http://sleepdisorders.About.Com/od/commonsleepdisorders/a/sleep_paralysis.Htm. ...Read more
Normal: Sleep paralysis is a condition in which a person, either falling asleep or awakening, temporarily experiences an inability to move, speak or react. It is a transitional state between wakefulness and sleep characterized by complete muscle atonia (muscle weakness). It is often accompanied by terrifying hallucinations to which one cannot react. Sleep paralysis poses no serious health risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Causes: There are multiple possible causes of sleep paralysis such as lack of sleep, having a sleep schedule that changes, use of certain medications, other sleep disorders (i.E narcolepsy) and substance use. If you have a high amount of stress, anxiety or bipolar disorder it can make you more prone to the disorder. Some say that it may also run in families. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It varies: Seizures during sleep can manifest as unusual behaviors during sleep such as groaning, repetitive movements, full "grand-mal" type shaking; incontinence during sleep; awakening with a bitten tongue or muscle soreness. Sometimes, however, there is no outward manifestation of the seizure activity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many causes: There are many causes of csa. Commonly, patients with neurological problems may have csa. Specifically with stroke patients. There is also a large amount of patients with congestive heart failure that have csa. It may also be idiopathic, meaning that there is not clear reason why it develops. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kind of sleep disturbance can cause entire body muscle contraction, arm/leg movement, sweating, and low moaning sound in children?
Multiple causes.: There are a number of changes in the body during pregnancy that can affect your comfort and lead to insomnia and restlessness. The increased Progesterone creates a persistent feeling of being short of breath. The increasing hormone levels can lead to nausea. The eventual presistent feeling of your baby moving inside can be disruptive to your ability to rest and relax, as can the enlarging uterus. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the causes of light stage 1 sleep and the inability to achieve deep sleep, in addition to a hypnagogic state?
A very dark room: is essential for deep sleep. Do you have any electronic devices on in the room? Please move them to another room. Abstain from mental stimulation at least one hour prior to bed, i.e., use of computer. Do some quiet reading before bed. Avoid stimulants such as coffee and sugar after noon. Peace and good health. ...Read more
What're symptoms of seizures during sleep that leads to poor sleep. What's the treatment. Having sleep study as it's suspected by doc, tomorrow.
Maybe asymptomatic: Can I assume you had a normal EEG? If someone has seizures during sleep, he may never know it. Morning grogginess and daytime sleepiness may be the only symptoms. If the seizure involves abnormal movement, the sleeping partner may notice something. Keep in mind that there are many causes of poor sleep besides seizures. I wish you well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Sleep disorder....: A number of problems could be going on. A night terror or bad dream could bring on acute anxiety, and then feeling of breathlessness. Sleep apnea -abnormal sleep state with prolonged pauses of breathing, then suddenly and loudly (sneeringly) starts again; there is repeated awakenings, and then somnolence during the day to point of falling asleep. See internist and/or pulmonologist. ...Read more
Is body surges normal during the night if your in perimenopause? What causes these?They keep me awake,cant sleep.
That depends on what: your sleep disorder is, but it is highly unlikely to be THE cause. However, in people with obstructive or central sleep apnea, smoking can contribute to the low oxygen levels that are part of the disorder. Restless leg syndrome, for reasons that aren't clear, is more common in cigarette smokers. Have to tell me exactly what your sleep disorder is for a better answer. ...Read more
Depends: There are a lot of reasons for sleep apnea starting from birth allergies, to ill formed nasal passages, high vaulted palates, ill formed dental arches, nasal patency , enlarged tongue , high bmi to name a few and these are for obstructive apnea of corse it could be central and that is a different ball game. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sleep disorder: Sleep is very complex. We go into a state of paralysis normally during rem sleep. Often we have muscle jerks and spasms during sleep, or even talk and walk about in our sleep. Seizures can be activated by sleep. A good quality sleep eeg may be of value. Special sleep studies can be performed to better characterize your sleep. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Disruption of Sleep: Although neurologists usually use the term partial seizure or complex partial seizure instead of petit mal seizure these days, sleep can be disrupted because of interruption in the normal sleep patterns, which can lead to less REM or deep sleep than you need. They could also cause "staring spells" interruptions in your train of thought, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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