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Does Anyone Laugh In Your Sleep?

Does Anyone Laugh In Your Sleep?

I've been reading that it's not uncommon and usually harmless but can be related to sleep disorders. I haven't found epilepsy mentioned but I know some sleep disorders can lead to seizures.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

i found it... 'Gelastic seizures is the term used to describe focal or partial seizures with bouts of uncontrolled laughing or giggling. They are often called laughing seizures. The person may look like they are smiling or smirking. Dacrystic seizures are focal or partial seizures when a person makes a crying sound.' note it also said that it might be petit mals (absence). and it is not that far off to think that gelastic seizures in your sleep.

posted 2 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I asked my wife if I laugh in my sleep. I knew I talked in my sleep. My wife said that once in awhile, I would make a little giggle.

posted 2 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Hi My friends say I giggle then zone out b4 a absent seizure. Then im bk . Doesnt happen b4 the grand mals ive had.

posted 2 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Yeah I’m just getting used to the mouthpiece I finally figured out how to get used to it I mean they fit me for it so I’m a slug side but that’s what they said breaks in so I did it to the back of my teeth so I could fall asleep first and as my mouth closed and I fell asleep I woke up this morning it was snug as a bug I didn’t even feel it so when I fell asleep obviously popped in place and I fell sound asleep didn’t even know it was there so I’ll have to remember how to do it each night just felt to the back of my teeth only let it fit loosely and then when I fall asleep and close my mouth it will pop in place so I have the number to that each night so until it breaks into place all the way like they say but like you said you weren’t wearing your mouthpiece and that’s the reason my tongue out is it sore and now they’re in my biting my teeth so I’m gonna keep wearing it so I see why they wanted me to get it and I should’ve gotten a long time ago but I didn’t so oh well he paid the price for it this is why I say keep a log for people do you mind if you wear your mouthpiece or not so you know there’s something else I have to put my log now and I must forget about it because I’m not used to it have a great day.

posted 2 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I would have to ask my wife that question. But I do talk in my sleep. Most of my seizures are located in that area of my brain

edited, originally posted 2 months ago
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