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181 Possible Causes for Apnea, Lip Smacking

  • Generalized Motor Seizure

    Movements of hands, like wringing, playing with buttons or objects in hands, waving Non-purposeful movements, called automatisms, involve the face, arms or legs, such as lip[epilepsytalk.com] The final chapter deals with the application of nasal continuous positive airway pressure for the treatment of obstructive apnea in adults.[books.google.ro] But there is mental illness in my family as well as sleep apnea. I took Dilantin, then Phenytoin, then Tegretol for my seizures.[epilepsy.com]

  • Focal Onset Impaired Awareness Seizure

    We report a 37 year-old man who had central apnea as the initial manifestation of partial complex seizures associated with oxygen desaturation.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] During the remainder of the attack, lip-smacking and swallowing are not uncommon.[gpnotebook.co.uk] The seizure may include involuntary movements called automatisms, such as lip-smacking, chewing, hand wringing, picking, and swallowing.[uofmhealth.org]

  • Epilepsy

    […] and stop gradually rather than abruptly Last longer than 10 seconds Are more likely to cause falling May include automatisms such as blinking, eye fluttering, lip smacking[verywell.com] Co-morbid sleep disorders, including sleep apnea, insomnia, restless legs syndrome, and the parasomnias, occur frequently in people with epilepsy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] identified in a 5-year-old boy with developmental delay associated with Rett-like features including stereotypic hand movements and respiratory abnormalities with episode of apnea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Status Epilepticus

    (particularly when this is uncommon for the child) Features include altered mental state, confusion, unresponsiveness, abnormal (often subtle) motor movements, twitches, lip-smacking[dontforgetthebubbles.com] Therefore, NCSE may be involved not only in prolonged post-hyperventilation apnea but also in SUDEP.[f1000research.com] Your eyes may flutter or blink repeatedly, and you may smack your lips. You may have several absence seizures throughout a day.[drugs.com]

  • Bruxism

    Puckering, smacking and licking of the lips. Side-to-side motion of the jaw. Withdrawal of neuroleptic medications or other offending agent. Pharmacologic treatment.[pocketdentistry.com] […] epidemiological study of sleep bruxism and risk factors in the general population, it was found that among the associated sleep symptoms and disorders obstructive sleep apnea[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] This can include snoring or obstructive sleep apnea. When you have sleep apnea, you pause during breathing.[belmarrahealth.com]

  • Jacksonian Seizure

    An example of a focal ( partial ) seizure would be rhythmic muscle contractions in one area of the body: lip smacking, mouth movements, drooling, head turning, eye movements[biology-online.org] I have known people who sleep alot during the day to have sleep apnea and develop seizures from lack of oxygen during the night...[healthquestions.medhelp.org] Head turning Eye movements Lip smacking Mouth movements Drooling Rhythmic muscle contractions in a part of the body Abnormal numbness Tingling Crawling sensation over the[depression-guide.com]

  • Postictal State

    smacking chewing.[lopezdonado.bandcamp.com] Sleep apnea in pregnancy may also cause placental hypoxia.[practicalneurology.com] Common automatisms include lip smacking, chewing, fidgeting and walking. QUESTION If you have had a seizure, it means you have epilepsy.[medicinenet.com]

  • Focal Motor Seizure

    Patients experiencing a complex focal seizure may stare blankly into space, or experience automatisms (non-purposeful, repetitive movements such as lip smacking, blinking,[hopkinsmedicine.org] In infancy, some other causes of seizure-like spells include: breath-holding spells apnea gastroesophageal reflux (Sandifer’s syndrome) In later childhood: sleep disorders[barrowneuro.org] The seizure usually starts with a blank stare, followed by an automatism such as lip smacking, chewing, rolling of the fingers, fidgeting or some other repetitive movement[emtresource.com]

  • Absence Seizure

    In infancy, some other causes of seizure-like spells include: breath-holding spells apnea gastroesophageal reflux (Sandifer’s syndrome) In later childhood: sleep disorders[thebarrow.org] Signs and symptoms of absence seizures include: Sudden stop in motion without falling Lip smacking Eyelid flutters Chewing motions Finger rubbing Small movements of both hands[mayoclinic.com] However, automatic movements, avoidance of eye contact and lip smacking are all common in children with autism. Keep a seizure diary of suspected absence seizures.[livestrong.com]

  • Temporal Lobe Tumor

    You’ll make repetitive, uncontrollable movements such as lip smacking, swallowing, chewing, staring, or hand rubbing.[healthline.com] It has been reported that sleep apnea might be associated with epilepsy which would account for some of the misdiagnoses. [3] Causes [ edit ] An MRI image of a brain with[en.wikipedia.org] Help overcoming a fetish by tnthomas 11-14-2016 10:17 PM 56 292 Sleep Apnea & Sleep Disorders (1 Viewing) That Elusive Sleep by caroline2 04-26-2019 11:33 PM 154 820 Spinal[neurotalk.psychcentral.com]

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