Dr Sofia Eriksson

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About Dr Sofia Eriksson

Dr Sofia Eriksson is a Consultant Neurologist specialising in epilepsy and neurological sleep disorders. She has considerable experience in the treatment of a full range of seizure disorders ranging from parasomnias to narcolepsy.

6 Things You Never Knew About Narcolepsy

Written by Dr Sofia Eriksson for Doctify
When people have narcolepsy in the movies, they tend to fall asleep immediately, no matter what they’re doing. It’s often played for comedy as sufferers instantly pass out mid-conversation.

But what actually causes it? And can people really fall asleep standing up? Here to separate the fact from fiction is […]

By |October 13th, 2017|Conditions|Comments Off on 6 Things You Never Knew About Narcolepsy

What Actually Happens When We Sleepwalk?

Written by Dr Sofia Eriksson for Doctify
We all know the old saying: “Never wake a sleepwalker!” But why not? And what actually is sleepwalking in the first place?

Here to answer that and other sleepwalking-related queries is Doctify Neurologist, Dr Sofia Eriksson.
What happens to our brains during a ‘normal’ night’s sleep?
This is a surprisingly difficult question […]

By |October 12th, 2017|Conditions|Comments Off on What Actually Happens When We Sleepwalk?