Sleep and Epilepsy

Brief note – for preliminary research – from Epilepsy Society UK (The National Society for Epilepsy – registered charity number: 206186)

The society with inputs from Dr Sofia Ericsson of UCL Institute of Neurology put up a page of the same name. https://www.epilepsysociety.org.uk/sleep-epilepsy#.WFYzUnQZ6Bb. The page and PDF is dated July 2016.

  • Insufficient sleep can increase incidence of seizures.
  • Nocturnal/asleep seizures occur in and around sleep.
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