Sentence Examples

  • If the doctor is considering breathing-related sleep disorders, myoclonus, or narcolepsy as possible diagnoses, he or she may ask the patient to be tested in a sleep laboratory or at home with portable instruments.
  • The major observable difference between the jerking of benign sleep myoclonus and an actual seizure is that the former will stop as soon as the affected infant is woken up.
  • However, according to a study published in the British Medical Journal, benign sleep myoclonus usually resolves itself by the time a child is three months old.
  • Some involuntary muscle twitching is normal as a person falls asleep, and this type of jerking is called hypnagogic myoclonus.
  • Unlike tics, myoclonus cannot be controlled even briefly.

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