Sleeping in Prone position may Increase Death Risk for Epilepsy Patients

January 22, 2015 3:59 PM

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Sleeping in Prone position may Increase Death Risk for Epilepsy Patients

As per a research published in journal Neurology, prone sleeping position may increase risk of sudden death for epilepsy patients. Study researchers affirmed that people aged younger than 40 are especially at increased risk of sudden death.

The researchers analyzed 25 published studies and have also gone through the data of 253 sudden, unexplained deaths of epilepsy patients. These patients were the ones whose information on body position at time of death was available.

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