My son is 8 year old from past 3 to 4 months he is having arm, leg, sometime neck side jerks while sleeping and its full night in some intervals and in day time he feels to shake is legs or arm its started just 4 months before and we are worried. we have done EEG both awake and sleep its not epileptic jerks doctor cleared the same but we want to know why suddenly its started . he is having on daily basis whole night while sleeping in intervals. he is having breathing problem from childhood is it because of lack of oxygen to some part of the body ? or is it sleep myoclonus ? is it curable or not ? please help me out sir

Asked anonymously on 18th June, 2022 at 3:09 pm


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Answered on 6th Sep 2022 at 6:36 am
they r called myoclonic jerks.require proper evaluation and treatment especially if they r prominent in day time