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Can Orgasm Trigger A Seizure
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
Yes, it may: Adrenaline causes narrowing of your arteries, so it can contribute to the first phase of a migraine and later relieve symptoms during the second phase, when most of the pain is due to over-dilation of your arteries. Excitement, stress, coffee and certain food are producers of the adrenaline and common migraine's triggers. ...Read more
See below: Yes, you can be aware of events preceding and those sometime after a generalized tonic clonic seizure or another seizure with loss of consciousness. With simple partial seizures, you do not lose consciousness and may be aware of the seizure event in addition to events prior to and after the seizure also. Hope the answers your question! ...Read more
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
Probably not: Unless caused by sleep deprivation then the answer would be yes. If you are too sleepy all the time you should talk to your doctor. Your meds could be the reason, your sleep hygeine, not enough sleep, other medical causes too. A work up might be in order and you deserve a good listening to and some answers for why you are so sleepy. ...Read more
Possible: It is possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can an epileptic person, who's 1yr seizure free, have an instant seizure relapse due to major head trauma?
Yes: A year without seizures does not guarantee that you will never have another seizure. Head trauma can also cause a seizure. I hope this is already being evaluated and treated by your doctor. If not, see a doctor right away. You should not be driving or operating heavy machinery for now. Make certain your friends, family, coworkers know about your seizure disorder and recent head trauma. ...Read more
Probably not: Doing a medline search for meditation agrravating seizures did not pull up any references in their traditional journals. I did find one reference to the possibility of inducing seizures in someone prone. It appears that this may represent a theorhetical risk at this juncture. "jaseja h. Epilepsy behav. 2010 jan;17(1):124-5." i hope this helps. ...Read more
Yes: This is a tumor of the adrenal gland or sympathetic nervous system that causes overproduction of certain hormones. Exertion can increase the out put of catecholamines from the tumor and increase your blood pressure, cause irregular heart rhythms, etc. You should be on medication to control blood pressure. Have you seen a specialist? You will need surgery to remove the tumor that causes this. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: There are many expressions of seizures. Some are very unusual sensations or experiences, without anything visibly wrong from the outside. ...Read more
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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