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I get migraines daily use excedrine to treat them I am asthmatic and seizure ADHD Asperger autism and want to try mild hbot is that safe for asthmatic?

Daily migraines: I'm not sure what hbot is. Perhaps hyperbaric oxygen therapy? Regardless, person to ask about safety of some proposed medication/treatment/surgery as it applies to you is person suggesting it for you. In other words, ask whoever is going to provide you w/hbot what they know w/regards to use in asthma. In meantime, check out http://goo.Gl/b4ay9 for options for (non)prescription migraine prevention. ...Read more

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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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What is stenosis disease ? Can it cause seizures?

What is stenosis disease ? Can it cause seizures?

Stenosis of what?: "stenosis" just means "narrowing." renal artery stenosis can cause seizures by way of extreme hypertension, and aqueductal stenosis by causing hydrocephalus; can't off hand think of any other type of stenosis that could cause seizures directly. ...Read more

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What causes youngsters to have seizure disorders?

What causes youngsters to have seizure disorders?

Many causes:: Reasons for seizures include: infections; metabolic disorders; drugs: medications; poisons; disordered blood vessels; bleeding inside the brain; & many yet undiscovered problems most common type of seizure in children is the febrile seizure (when an infection associated with a high fever develops). For 3 out of 4 children, the causes remain unknown. ...Read more

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What disorders or diseases can cause seizures where the person stops reacting to everything yet is still conscious just not in control of body?

What disorders or diseases can cause seizures where the person stops reacting to everything yet is still conscious just not in control of body?

Absence events: The events you describe can be different disorders. Generalized absence can occur in children. Complex partial more in adults. Cataplexy does this in narcolepsy. Similar events occur in psychosis. Some normal people space out with stress. ...Read more

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If i can get my seizures caused by pnes/conversion disorder to go away, how would i know if they are gone for good? Would i still have cd?

If i can get my seizures caused by pnes/conversion disorder to go away, how would i know if they are gone for good? Would i still have cd?

Pseudoseizures: Non-epileptic seizures are often due to psychiatric stress. As such, they are not true seizures, and do not require seizure medication. The management of emotional stress that brings on these episodes often requires a team of psychology, psychiatry, and social support. ...Read more

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Could chronic insomnia cause a seizure disorder?

Could chronic insomnia cause a seizure disorder?

It should not: Patients who suffer from a seizure disorder need to get good sleep. If they are not sleeping well, seizures may be difficult to control. For someone without a seizure disorder, insomnia should not cause seizures. Excessive use of drugs to try to get to sleep may bring out a seizure disorder. ...Read more

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Can neuromuscular disease cause seizure type symptom attacks?

Which one ? : Duchenne muscular dystrophy certainly can be accompanied by brain malformations, seizures, intellectual disability, adhd, learning disabilities ( if iq is average or above), behavior problems & more. . Some are & some aren't. Since you didn't specify, here's the mda's list with info about each type: http://mda.Org/publications/teachers-guide/neuromuscular-disease-descriptions. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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Convulsion (Definition)

Convulsions are rhythmic contractions of all muscles in the body, which create a violent rhythmic motion. A common type of convulsion is ...Read more