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].
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."
This is super-vital information if you or someone you love suffers from seizures episodes... Nocturnal seizures are a form of epilepsy. Those affected might not consciously remember them or have anyone else observe the seizures. Children more frequently experience them, but adults can have them too. They are triggered by stress, photo sensitivity, sleep deprivation, medications, obstructive sleep apnea and more. Other sleep disturbances...
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.