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Will smoking cannabis affect the results of an ambulatory eeg looking for partial seizures if i am usually a regular smoker?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 54 years experience
Unlikely: Although certain components of cannabinoids are being evaluated as anti-epileptic agents, it is very unlikely that smoking marijuana regularly will affect the outcome of a 3 day ambulatory EEG, which typically picks up most of seizure activity quite thoroughly.
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