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Anyone Else Who Had Surgery Have Trouble Sleeping?

Anyone Else Who Had Surgery Have Trouble Sleeping?

I'll never regret having the surgery but one thing I've noticed ever since is how I wake up six or eight times a night.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member No, it's not a seizure. I haven't had one in almost 20 years.

posted almost 2 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I had to start using a cpap machine after I had surgery. I sleep good now. My doctor didn't think I was getting good sleep every night.

posted almost 2 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I have had 2 temporal lobe surgeries (in 2009 & 2010), and yes, I do have problems with sleeping. [[treatment:[[treatment:Melatonin:552ebbdb1fcaa3f3d4000c5b]]:5526d0531fcaa353cc0029f5]] has helped. Also, please check the side effects of the medication that you are taking. Some of the seizure meds do cause problems in this area. My MD wanted to give me another script for sleep medication, but I opted to use the [[treatment:[[treatment:Melatonin:552ebbdb1fcaa3f3d4000c5b]]:5526d0531fcaa353cc0029f5]], and it has helped. Part of the problem is also related to the pain that has continued in my skull. The bones were not "stapled" back in the correct positioning. I'm so grateful that I have been able to go for CranioSacral [[treatment:massage:5526d0531fcaa353cc0029f5]]. It is making such a difference. Shalom.

posted over 1 year ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

I wish I could say the same about seizures. Mine haven’t been 100% controlled my whole life . Well to this present day. I hope this isn’t my whole life yet.

posted almost 2 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Most of the time I sleep through the night , with out any trouble. I too have had both brain surgery and the VNS surgery.

The only time I wake up in the middle of the night is after I had seizured.

Maybe that’s what your experiencing.

posted almost 2 years ago
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