Anyone familiar with EEG test?

I have one scheduled for Tuesday. They told me it’s to check for seizures.

I’ve had 2 before.
One I had to wear the wires stuck to my scalp attached to this bulky, portable machine for 24 hours, the 2nd one I had to stay up for 24 hours and it only took a couple of hours.
Didn’t hurt a bit, but I had a hard time staying awake and would find myself nodding off and the nurses would be yelling at me to stay awake.

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I’ve had a couple. Wash your hair beforehand, but don’t use conditioner, and don’t use makeup. Staying up all night is hard, so hopefully you have someone who can stay up with you. I had my dad to keep me awake. You also need someone else to drive you, because no one should drive that sleep deprived.

The test itself isn’t scary at all. You just sit in a comfy chair and the nurse tells you when to keep your eyes open, and when to fall asleep. They flash a bunch of strobe lights at you and that’s pretty much it. For me, being sleep deprived made me hallucinate a ton during the test, but that was the worst of it.

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