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Has there been any link found between sleep apnea and seizures?
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Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Apnea can increase the rate of seizure activity.

In brief: Yes
Apnea can increase the rate of seizure activity.
Dr. Patrick Melder
Dr. Patrick Melder
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Dr. Peter Hahn
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Short answer is yes.
Seizure control can be significantly influenced by arousals and sleep deprivation resulting from sleep apnea. In patients with epilepsy or seizure disorders, controlling sleep apnea is an important part of seizure control and prevention.

In brief: Yes
Short answer is yes.
Seizure control can be significantly influenced by arousals and sleep deprivation resulting from sleep apnea. In patients with epilepsy or seizure disorders, controlling sleep apnea is an important part of seizure control and prevention.
Dr. Peter Hahn
Dr. Peter Hahn
Thank
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