my brother wakes up screaming in the middle of the night and then has a epileptic fit. its been happening for a while now. It gets really bad at times he gets up and does not know what he is doing . doctors say its a "panic attack" but its cant be. he use to have epelepsy when he was young. and thank god it has stoped but now it happens while he sleeps. what could it be, and what do we do to find out?
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replied May 2nd, 2009
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Recently I woke up with a pretty painful bite in my tongue. I have been waking up exhausted for quite awhile now. For the last few nights I wake up to the smell of fresh baked bread, which is great except I live alone, and unless my dog is baking during the night...I am "smelling things." (That aren't really there.) What do you think about this?
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replied November 30th, 2018
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
It seems panic attack. I would suggest you to have 24 hour EEG recording to sort it out.
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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