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Possible causes of seizures other than epilepsy

A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine 13 years experience
Possible: Anything that causes an increase in stress can lead to an increase possibility of seizure, it is more likely to increase seizures in post traumatic ep... Read More
Dr. Jefferson Chen
Neurosurgery 35 years experience
Possibly: Any time there is something that stresses the brain, this can exacerbate the seizures and make them more difficult to control. For example, stress fro... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
Pediatric Neurology 52 years experience
Possibly: Some people are have photosensitive seizures, caused not necessarily by changing color but the flicker frequency of the changes. This was previously ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gamal Boutros
Neurology 40 years experience
Mostly at 10 hz: In people who are susceptible to photosensitive seizures only 3%, abnormality on eeg usually appear at 10hz, meaning 10 flashes per second.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
There is always an electrochemical trigger for epileptic events, but often difficult to uncover unless specialized studies are conducted. A neurologi... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology 20 years experience
Causes of a seizure: There are many things that can cause a seizure. Anything that irritates the surface of the brain for example may be a cause. Alcohol may be a cause.... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lois A Freisleben-Cook
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Many experiences: Depending on the site of origin of the seizure and type of seizure. Many people have a premonition before a seizure, a sensation that one is about to... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gamal Boutros
Neurology 40 years experience
Yes: If multiple factors coincide like sleep deprivation, flashing lights, infection, electrolyte disorder, some food colouring, medication withdrawal, tec... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
Neurology 37 years experience
Many causes: Many causes for the different types of epilepsy. Yes you can have breakthrough seizures on medication. Many people do fine with proper diagnosis and ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Singer
Pediatric Neurology 52 years experience
Not enough informati: More information about the features of your headache is necessary to help you. In any event. Contact your neurologist.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
Medical Oncology 51 years experience
How is your brain fu: How well is your brain functioning now. Encephalopathy means impaired brain function which can happen after any acute insult.But it often goes away. H... Read More
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