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A 37-year-old male asked:

please share a tip in the form of a haiku on living with seizures.

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 52 years experience
Ignore: All seizures have triggers, especially infections, stress, lack of sleep, or use of alcohol or drugs.
Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Ignore: It's possible to be seizure free for a significant longer period of time.
Dr. Andrew Reeves
Neurology 30 years experience
Ignore: Uncertainty is / worse than any other party of/living with seizures.....
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Ignore: Good sleep is divine As you dine no beer or wine High heights do not climb.
Dr. Adam Lewis
Neurosurgery 35 years experience
Ignore: Is there an aura. Remember to take my meds. Live moderately.
Dr. Erin Robertson
General Practice 19 years experience
Ignore: One hour at a time, each seizure it's own monster, sleep and start anew.
Dr. Michelle King
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Ignore: If you must drive + work, know laws about seizures and loss of licensure; keep a back-up plan.
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Neurology 58 years experience
Ignore: Avoid irregular meals, lack of sleep ,extreme fatigue and take your medicine!!
Dr. Eric Weisman
Neurology 36 years experience
Ignore: Knowing that it is paroxysmal Does not make it necessarily dismal To treat is only one option.
Dr. Felix Brizuela
Neurology 32 years experience
Ignore: Approximately 80 to 85 percent of patimanagement. It is a matter of finding the right combination of.
Dr. Jerome Lisk
Neurology 23 years experience
Ignore: Sleep Deprivation, Alcohol, Drugs & Not Consistently Taking Seizure Medication can cause Seizures.
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 35 years experience
Ignore: Take your medications regularly Avoid alcohol Sleep regular 8 hrs nightly Maintain blood sugar con.
Dr. Zeyad Morcos
Neurology 22 years experience
Job, work: If you have seizure, understand your right regarding any job, you might need accommodation which might be offered by your employer.

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Get your depression: diagnosed by a psychiatrist & a psychologist to determine what medications & therapy will help you. From Epilepsy Foundation, http://www.epilepsy.com/article/2014/3/public-enemy-no-1-depression-and-mood-disorders-people-epilepsy, "For a person with uncontrolled epilepsy, the single most important factor in determining his/her quality of life is the presence of depression, not seizure frequency".

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