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Is there such a thing as night seizures?

Night time seizures can be encountered with frontal lobe epilepsy. These seizures commonly arise from sleep. They usually involve shaking, stiffening or flailing of the limbs, as well as grunting and moaning. They need to be differentiated from other abnormal behavior that can occur during the sleep, and therefore one would need to consult with a specialist.

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