Yawning causes involuntary muscle spasms

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Had stimulus sensitive myoclonus for 20 years and now the most common cause for this is yawning which brings on powerful muscle spasms, whole body goes stiff also difficult to breathe & swallow. Have to take Diazepam to stop seizure.

Does anyone else get this, is it a type of epilepsy?

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