How common is this in adults? And what does it mean that I have this? As a 37 year old female, this just showed up in a sleep study. I have one neurologist telling me it could mean I'm having seizures that I don't know I'm having and that I should get an EEG done. I have another one telling me that it just means that I have benign abnormal EEG activity and that even if I get the EEG done it will just confirm that I have this activity but not that I'm having seizures. I have not had any seizures to my knowledge. I'm trying to figure out whether I should get the EEG done or not. In trying to look up information on the web it is all about children and I can't find any pertinent information for me. Can you help?
Hypnagogic hypersynchrony is a well-recognized normal variant of drowsiness in children aged 3 months to 13 years. This is paroxysmal bursts (3-5 Hz) of high-voltage (as high as 350 µV) sinusoidal waves. An epileptic pattern has sharp waves or spikes. To clear doubts, you can have an EEG done.
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