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Can orgasm trigger a seizure?

Can orgasm trigger a seizure?

Yes: Orgasms can trigger some pretty intense headaches as well. ...Read more

Orgasm (Definition)

Conventionally, orgasm is the culmination of sexual arousal (and may be repeated) and typically produces great pleasure through direct genital stimulation of the male penis and female clitoris. However, orgasm may also be achieved via the brain or as a reflex arc. The physical characteristics are an explosive peak & repeated neuromuscular action causing release of male ...Read more


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Can an orgasm induce seizures?

Can an orgasm induce seizures?

Very rarely: There are rare cases of orgasm being the event to trigger seizure I suggest you consult a neurologist for more details and Rx if nec ...Read more

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What can trigger a seizure?

What can trigger a seizure?

Anything: Stress, light, any diseases in body the lead to toxins, hypoglycemia, starvation. Tumors of brain, medications, dehydration, strokes, etc. Almost anything. ...Read more

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Can seizures be triggered by flashing lights?

Can seizures be triggered by flashing lights?

Yes: The routein EEG usually includes a flashing light segment to see if this brings out abnormal brain wave activity that could be related to seizures. Eeg studies without this segment are considered incomplete. ...Read more

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What can trigger an epileptic fit/seizure?

What can trigger an epileptic fit/seizure?

Many causes: Dehydration, sleep deprivation, head injury, intoxication, drugs, infection, such as encephalitis or meningitis, fever leading to febrile convulsions, hypoglycaemia, hyponatremia or hypoxia, pregnancy can be a sign of eclampsia, haemorrhagic stroke. ...Read more

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What are the triggers of complex partial seizures?

What are the triggers of complex partial seizures?

Poor brain control: Partial seizures occur in patients with a region of irritated brain. If they abuse themselves and do not sleep well, eat poorly, and indulge in drugs or alcohol, the brain will react with a complex partial seizure. Medication will often control this disorder, but if doses are missed, then serious seizures may occur. Tumors may present with partial seizures and need prompt treatment. ...Read more

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My girlfriend recently told me that she's epileptic, What might trigger a seizure and what should I do if one happens?

What 2do 4 seizure: Seizures are more likely in the setting of sleep-deprivation, infection, and medication withdrawal / irregular use. When you see someone with a seizure, help them to the ground, so they cannot fall, turn them to one side, and give them some time to recover. Most seizures last 30-90 sec. If the sz does not stop in 5 min, call 911. ...Read more

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What triggers seizures?

What triggers seizures?

What doesn't?: Dehydration, use of illicit drugs, infections both at the level of the brain and spinal cord as well as anywhere else in the body medications, flashing lights, noncompliance with anti-seizure medication regimen, strokes, metabolic disorders, trauma to the head, hyperventilation. Does that list seem complete enough to cover whatever you might be thinking? There very well may be other causes as well ...Read more

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Can the strobe light trigger seizures?

Can the strobe light trigger seizures?

Yes: For some reason, in some people with seizures, a strobe light may stimulate the brain to have seizure activity. ...Read more

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What are the causes that triggers a seizure?

What are the causes that triggers a seizure?

Child or adult?: Causes of seizures in infants and children can include a high fever and a condition called pku (phenylketonuria). In adults, there are many possible causes including brain tumor, low blood sugar, head injury, some illegal drugs (pcp, cocaine, "speed"), stroke, toxemia of pregnancy, epilepsy, and many more. If someone has a seizure for the first time, a doctor needs to do tests to find out why. ...Read more

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What are some things that can trigger a seizure?

Many triggers: Including inadequate medication levels, or stopping meds, infections, stress, lack of sleep, certain medications and recreational drugs, lack of proper nutrition, co-morbid disease states such as diabetic fluctuations, etc. This may not be all, as other triggers may apply. ...Read more

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Can foods trigger seizures, and if so, what are they?

Yes: Msg, soy products, cured meats, aspartame, estrogen, caffeine, theophylline, and theobromine. Can all trigger seizures. Caffeine can be in coffee, tea, cocoa, chocolate, most soft drinks, aspirin, etc. Estrogen can be in meats, dairy products, and other foods. ...Read more

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What are the triggers of epileptic seizures?

What are the triggers of epileptic seizures?

Triggers for seizure: Here are a few, there are many more
flashing lights, sleep deprivation, missing meals, hyperventilation, taking medications that can cause seizures as a side effect, infections of the nervous system, illness in general lower threshold for seizures in epileptics. ...Read more

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What are some triggers for an epileptic seizure or blackout?

What are some triggers for an epileptic seizure or blackout?

Triggers for seizure: Sleep deprevation, failing to take all doses of prescribed anticonvulsants, stress and hyperventilation, low blood sugar, medications that can cause seizures as a side effect or combinations that can trigger seizures, flickering lights for those are light sensitive are some known triggers. ...Read more

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How do you figure out what triggers a simple partial seizure?

MRI +EEG: If you are sure this was a simple partial, there is an area of the brain which triggered it, may be scay, tumour, vascular, stroke, but sometimes we do not find cause. ...Read more

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Can following a bike's flashing led trigger seizures in strobe-sensitive epilepsy?

Can following a bike's flashing led trigger seizures in strobe-sensitive epilepsy?

Absolutely!: Each person with epilepsy may or may not have triggering factors; whether the led will cause a seizure depends on the speed of the flash as well as the individual. If the flash frequency is really slow, it may not trigger a seizure. ...Read more

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Are there any acupuncture points on the body that can trigger an instant orgasm upon pressure?

Are there any acupuncture points on the body that can trigger an instant orgasm upon pressure?

Not that I know of.: There are auricular protocols for decreased libido — but I don't know of a button to push for an instant orgasm. ...Read more

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I should know this answer but I want conformation one way or another. Can stress trigger an epileptic seizure?

Yes: Physical and emotional stress can indeed be seizure triggers in some epileptics. This is part of the reason staying healthy and getting plenty of rest is so important. Here's a web page on seizure triggers.
http://www.epilepsyfoundation.org/aboutepilepsy/diagnosis/seizureprovokingtriggers.cfm. ...Read more

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I could easily produce a seizure for an eeg. I know what my triggers are. Timing might be a bit tricky. Should I do this?

All must be involved: We frequently try to catch a seizure on eeg. That is why the patient breaths deeply and lights are flashed and sleep is attempted. If there are specific triggers, the eeg technician and you can prepare and catch a good event on eeg in a quality manner. We recently caught a good event with a young lady who had seizures when using a hair dryer during the eeg. ...Read more

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Can the h1n flu shot trigger seizures?

Can the h1n flu shot trigger seizures?

Possibly: But the risk of the h1n1 flu triggering a seizure is much higher. Immunization is better. ...Read more

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Can strong emotions or intense cerebral activity trigger a small seizure?

Can strong emotions or intense cerebral activity trigger a small seizure?

No, not these: A seizure is normally caused by irritation of the surface of the brain, as in the setting of an injury or an infection, or a congenital change that leads to a risk of seizures.

Intense cerebral activity (example?) or strong emotions do not cause epileptic seizures. ...Read more

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What ingredients in energy drinks could trigger complex partial seizures?

Stimulants: Be cautious with these drinks. Many contain high dose caffeine and other stimulants that are excitatory to the brain. Some contain artificial sweeteners that can be toxic to some persons (phenylalanine sensitive). Grapefruit flavoring may interfere with the absorption of your regular seizure medication. ...Read more

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I have a friend who has had 3 Seizures in her lifetime and she thinks a Headache can trigger a Seizure I say no afterwords yes bc of the energy? True?

Migraine: Headaches can be accompanied by neurologic symptoms/signs including "stroke like" temporary weakness etc. Otherwise, suggest your friend have a complete Neurologic examination including but not limited to an EEG

Hope this is helpful
Dr Z ...Read more

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Are there common triggers for temporal lobe seizures?

Temporal lobe sz.: Intense emotions, medications/illicit substances/medical conditions, changes in intensity of perceptions such as sound/light/temperature, are few examples. ...Read more

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Is it possible for an asthma attack to be triggered by an epileptic seizure?

Is it possible for an asthma attack to be triggered by an epileptic seizure?

No: But a seizure can result in vomiting and sometimes the vomit goes to the lungs causing problems. ...Read more

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Can a drop in blood pressure trigger a seizure?

Can a drop in blood pressure trigger a seizure?

Yes: When your blood pressure drops it causes low blood flow to your brain and this can cause a seizure. The brain needs a steady state of oxygen and glucose. Most people thought that have a blood pressure drop will have some muscle shaking for a few seconds and this is not a seizure. ...Read more

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Can cold weather exposure trigger seizures in an epileptic?

Can cold weather exposure trigger seizures in an epileptic?

No: Epileptic seizures are due to pathological areas of the brain which electrically discharge inappropriately. Some issues triggering increased seizure risk include missing meds; recreational drugs; suddenly stopping tranquilizers, sedatives, or alcohol; irregular sleep; poor nutrition; low blood sugar; intense stress; infections and many more. But no real relation to ambient temperatures. ...Read more

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Can an epidural trigger an epileptic seizure in a person who has epilepsy?

Can an epidural trigger an epileptic seizure in a person who has epilepsy?

Not generally: Such an association between receiving an epidural and having a full-blown epileptic seizure would seem uncommon and unlikely. I do know, that for some who are easily prone toward seizures, stress can contribute to having a seizure and I can see how an epidural could be stressful. ...Read more

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Can rapidly fluctuating blood glucose levels in normal range trigger seizures?

Can rapidly fluctuating blood glucose levels in normal range trigger seizures?

Not likely: Hypoglycemia (blood glucose less than 50, a typically less than 40) can be associated with seizures, but I have never heard of fluctuations within the normal range causing it. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Seizures (Uncontrollable Jerking Of Limbs) (Definition)

A seizure is a symptom in which a person has a convulsion or epileptic attack, usually involving jerking movements of the head, limbs, and rest of the body. It represents abnormal brain function, and can be caused by fever (mainly in young children), by brain infections or tumors, by drug abuse or overdoses, by chemical imbalances, sleep deprivation, etc. ...Read more


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Convulsion (Definition)

Convulsion = violent, involuntary contraction(s) of the muscles which may occur due ...Read more