Healthy sleep for the epileptic patient
Actualizado: 15 ene 2020
An adequate and healthy sleep is the key to eliminating epileptic seizures.
In this case, the epileptic patient should be aware of all the stimulating factors of seizures during sleep or rest. so there must be a preventive and complementary therapeutic principle. The missing part is that the epileptic patient is not aware of the accurate sleeping positions that will help him in the treatment, in that sleep is a key factor for epilepsy.
The most important part is reprogramming the correct therapeutic position of the epileptic patient, during sleep, lying down to watch television or while using the computer or phone.
We therefore have to respect the basic law in the balanced and non-stimulating positions of epilepsy. As a consequence, patients with epileptic seizures, migraines, headaches or dizziness should be conscious of all healthy, non-irritating positions of the disease.
Every part of the body is connected to the head, and this connection flows back and forth through the neck, which is the main factor in causing various health problems including seizures. Therefore, any flaw in the cervical spine will generate an amount of pathological disorders, especially neurological diseases, which arise due to improper positions assumed by the patient during sleep, sitting in front of television...
Therefore, we realize that the law of correct positions of the epileptic is the essence of the treatment and reduction of the recurrent seizures regardless of the patient's age. This makes us fully aware that the prevention and treatment are indispensable for the epileptic throughout the day and night.
The following steps teaches the epileptic what to avoid:
Do not sleep on your back or abdomen
Do sleep for long periods of time or continuously
Do not sit for long periods of time
Do not use a high pillow during sleep
Do not watch television on your back, side or abdomen.
Do not use electronic devices more than half an hour per day
Do not sit in low ventilation or enclosed areas with low sunlight.
Avoid delayed sleep and stress
Avoid negative thinking and do not argue.
Avoid anxiety, fear and obsession
Avoid yelling, high-pitched speech and listening to loud music
Avoid frequent arguments, hesitation, frustration and laziness