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A 38-year-old male asked:

Why can acupressure mats cause seizures, which they did for me? i then noticed: "warning: do not use if you are pregnant, have epilepsy, or are using anticoagulants or blood thinning medications."

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
What??: Under no circumstances can use of an acupressure mat cause seizure activity, unless you tripped on one and suffered head trauma. Stop dancing around your problems, see a neurologist asap and get on antiepileptic meds. Are you aware of sudep, a cause of death in your sleep if you have inadequately treated nocturnal seizures?

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Last updated Oct 18, 2016

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