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Dreamed about having a seizure

I had a dream that I was having a seizure a week or two ago, after I have awaken from the dream I had the shakes and I was sweating a lot. As if I actually had a seizure, I asked a friend of mine that use to be a paramedic what happens if I dreamed that I had a seizure. He replied back, nothing. So a day or two has passed since I had that dream, I haven't had an episode. I hope and pray that I could out grow having Grand Mal seizures just like my mother did.

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Hi DAKEWLJAY, Thank you for

Hi DAKEWLJAY, Thank you for sharing your experience and we understand how these dreams can feel scary. It’s important that you follow-up with your healthcare provider to express your concerns and if you experience changes in behaviors, symptoms, side effects, seizure types or frequency. Practicing good sleep habits is important for both physical and mental health. https://www.epilepsy.com/sites/core/files/atoms/files/Sleep%20factsheet.pdf Not enough, or poor quality of sleep is a common trigger for some individuals living with epilepsy. If these dreams continue, or if you're having issues with your sleep, it’s important that you discuss this with your healthcare team. You can learn more about seizure safety while sleeping, here: https://www.epilepsy.com/learn/seizure-first-aid-and-safety/staying-safe..., you may want to review our seizure alert device factsheet with your doctor, to see if a seizure alert device is an option for you: https://www.epilepsy.com/sites/core/files/atoms/files/DAS100_Seizure_Ale... keep a seizure diary or journal, as another self-management tool.:  https://www.epilepsy.com/living-epilepsy/epilepsy-foundation-my-seizure-... These tools may be helpful in identifying & tracking seizures, other symptoms, managing medication & other therapies, recognizing triggers and health events that may affect seizures and wellness, which you can share with your providers.Sometimes it's helpful to connect with other people who live with epilepsy, to ask questions, share experiences, find& give support to each other. Learn more about your community support resources, here: https://www.epilepsy.com/learn/challenges-epilepsy/social-concernsAdditi..., you may contact our Epilepsy and Seizures 24/7 Helpline: 1-800-332-1000 contactus@efa.org, where a trained information specialist can connect you to resources, provide referrals and additional support.epilepsy.com/helpline  

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