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Epilepsy sleep study finds sleep deprivation is a trigger for epileptic seizures

Epileptic seizures are associated with sudden electrical activity in the brain. Now, doctors have found evidence showing that such attacks may be triggered by lack of sleep. A number of adverse health conditions including reduced appetite, loss of concentration and chronic diseases are linked to sleep disorders. The advent of new technologies like electroencephalogram (EEG) and polysomnography (PSG) have enable much clearer observation of epilepsy.

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