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What could cause night seizures or sleep paralysis?

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Dr. William Goldie
Pediatrics - Neurology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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