Sleep choking syndrome symptoms. Confirming a diagnosis of insular seizures can be difficult, especially if only simple partial no loss of awareness seizures occur. Was this page helpful? Facebook Twitter. Ictal single photon emission computed tomography SPECT showed increased radiotracer uptake in the left insular region Figure 1consistent with simple partial insular seizures. Others fit around your head and chin to adjust the position of your lower jaw. A frequent need to get up and go to the bathroom to urinate at night is called nocturia. Updated June 22, This type of apnea occurs when your throat muscles intermittently relax and block your airway during sleep.