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How do you help your seven year old nephew, who has been recently diagnosed with nocturnal epilepsy? Discover Tori’s answer, as you see what nocturnal epilepsy looks like. [People with nocturnal epilepsy tend to have seizures while they are asleep].

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Nocturnal epilepsy. The cultural paradigm for this included the belief that some evil spirit, demon or Satan himself would enter you body or depart and take your soul with him. Native American Navajos, for a while, believed it was past family member possession (1970s medical journals); the cultural origin for this belief is uncertain.

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Identifying and Treating Nocturnal Seizures

Temporal lobe epilepsy is one of twenty different kinds of epilepsy. It causes seizures that stem from the medial or lateral temporal lobes of the brain.

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Carl Sandburg in a letter to his 10yo daughter diagnosed with nocturnal epilepsy: "...We are starting on a long journey and hard fight — you and mother and daddy — and we are going to go on slowly, quietly, hand in hand, the three of us, never giving up. And so we are going to win. Slowly, quietly, never giving up, we are going to win."

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Identifying and Treating Nocturnal Seizures

You can have a seizure while you sleep with any type of epilepsy. But with certain types of epilepsy, seizures occur only during sleep.

eds pots fibro. Haha yep find a new bruise everyday. No clue how it got there though.

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