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Can Caffeine Cause Seizures
Hmmm...: What do you mean by anxiety? In my way of thinking, caffeine (espcially in normal amounts) as a drug does not have the pharmacological property of causing ANXIETY. However, EXCESS caffeine usage in an individual can, by a different number of ways (i.e. too much as in Energy drinks, withdrawal as in cutting back or sudden cold turkey) cause jitteriness, nervoussness, shakiness, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you have diabetes: Low sugar intake may contribute to hypoglycemia, and resultant seizures, and diabetic ketoacidosis may also result in seizure activity. Big issue is combination of both diabetes and epilepsy, which will create more challenge in controlling the epilepsy. In a normal individual, a Snickers Bar will not cause a seizure. ...Read more
Very unlikely: Seizures can be triggered by specific stimuli such as flickering light or hyperventilation. Fever in a toddler is associated with a toxic state that can cause a seizure. Heat alone is very unlikely to cause a seizure. Being aware of early signs of a seizure is very important. Avoiding stimuli that can bring on a seizure is important. These must be part of seizure management. ...Read more
Can Serotonin Syndrome cause migraines? Can it cause migraine aura?
Can psuedoephedrine overdose induce it>?
Unlikely: confusion, headache not migraines, muscle twitching, agitation, dilated pupils, changes in your bp and temperature, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, shivering, heavy sweating are all possible symptoms for serotonin syndrome. It is commonly caused by interactions between an antidepressant that is an SSRI or SNRI and another medication that effects serotonin--ex. Cough med or pain med etc not sudafed ...Read more
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