Quantitative Electroencephalography and Exploding Head Syndrome: A Case StudyAuthor(s): Elmar Weiler, Rainer Wiegand, Klaus Brill, Dieter Schneider
We describe the case of a 65 year old female patient suffering from the exploding head syndrome (EHS). The characteristics of EHS is the perception of sudden loud noises while falling asleep and or during the period of waking up. The syndrome does not cause any pains, however, the medical condition of the female subject is characterized by fear, distress and sleeping problems. Comparison of qEEG data pre and post EHS event revealed significant alterations in the EEG patterns.