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Am I having nocturnal seizures?

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I'm I have nocturnal seizures?

At night when I'm asleep I all of the sudden awake half way and my eyes controllably blink and I'm stuck staring stand ahead and sometimes I'm shaking/jerking around. Also sometimes I manage to try to scream for help, but I can't really speak correctly. What comes out is just yelping. Then usually I lose complete consciousness and when I wake up I'm usually in a weird position. Like my arms are up or my blanket seems turn around and I can't understand what I'm trying to think of.


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replied December 7th, 2016
Epilepsy Answer A59724
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Get to a sleep disorder specialist and a neurologist. It needs complete work up and management to sort out the possible causes.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan


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