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Can using mushrooms cause you to have a seizure?

Can using mushrooms cause you to have a seizure?

Absolutely: Psilocybin is the hallucinogenic ingredient in 'shrooms. It as bad as lsd or mescaline. Avoid using 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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Can a seizure from mushrooms cause brain damage and what can u do to recover from it?

Can a seizure from mushrooms cause brain damage and what can u do to recover from it?

Yes: A seizure from anything can cause brain damage. There is nothing you can do but wait, not use any more mushrooms or any other recreational drugs, take your medicines and listen to your doctors. ...Read more

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Can certain smell cause you to have a seizure?

Can certain smell cause you to have a seizure?

Yes, can happen: Olfactory stimuli can rarely precipitate seizures, but also complex partial seizures can be preceded by an aura of foul smell. ...Read more

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Can taking 50 tramadol over an 8 hour period cause you to have a seizure?

Can taking 50 tramadol over an 8 hour period cause you to have a seizure?

Possibly: One of the potential side effects of tramadol is seizures. Taking tramadol can lower someones seizure threshold. Having a seizure while taking tramadol does not necessarily mean you have a seizure disorder. However, you would want to avoid taking tramadol in the future and be cautious with other medications that may lower a persons seizure threshold, such as some depression medications. ...Read more

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Can high blood pressure cause you to have a seizure?

Can high blood pressure cause you to have a seizure?

Yes, rarely: It is called hypertensive encephalopathy. Symptoms include headache, restlessness, nausea, disturbances of consciousness, seizures, retinal hemorrhage and papilledema. Images of the brain can see sometimes see edema associated with specific neurological symptoms. The condition is treated with medications that decrease blood pressure. ...Read more

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Can MS cause you to have seizures?

Can MS cause you to have seizures?

Seizures and MS: About 2% of people with MS may have a seizure during their lifetime. This is slightly more frequent than people without MS. So yes, there is a connection.

Anything that irritates the brain may cause a seizure. It is surprising people with MS do not have seizures more often. ...Read more

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Why did gabapentin cause me to have a seizure that lasted 20 minutes?

Why did gabapentin cause me to have a seizure that lasted 20 minutes?

Not a cause: Gababapentin can be useful for seizure prevention if taken consistently, but needs to be used every 8 hrs at a minimum. It does not cause seizures, but if you were taken a large amount and suddenly stopped, you could have a withdrawal seizure. ...Read more

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Would excess energy drinks cause you to have seizures?

Would excess energy drinks cause you to have seizures?

Caffeine a problem: Energy drinks containe stimulants such as caffeine and others. It is possible that the excessive intake of caffeine and other stimulants to triger a seizure. ...Read more

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What would be the cause for a 21 yr old to have a seizure if he never had one before?

Many: Usually it is idiopathic, medial temporal lobe sclerosis, which could be microscopic, is a common causes. There are many other causes like tumor, venous malformation, medicine side effect or withdrawal including alcohol. ...Read more

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Can quitting an ssri cold turkey cause you to have seizures after being off the ssri for 7 months?

Not related: Your ssri pattern has no effect on the development of seizures, and you need to explore the problem with a local neurologist and try to uncover causation, and get these seizures under control. ...Read more

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What exactly does it feel like to have a seizure caused by epilepsy?

What exactly does it feel like to have a seizure caused by epilepsy?

Many experiences: Depending on the site of origin of the seizure and type of seizure. Many people have a premonition before a seizure, a sensation that one is about to happen. Generalized seizures are often accompanied by complete loss of consciousness. Partial seizures can be experienced as any of an infinite variety of sensations. ...Read more

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Is it possible to cause a person without epilepsy to have a seizure by flashing strobe lights at him?

Highly unlikely!: If a person is provoked into a seizure with flashing strobe lights then there should be something amiss neurologically. That person should be evaluated for a probable hidden, previously unknown form of epilepsy. ...Read more

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Could long term opiate abuse cause you to have seizures.?

Could long term opiate abuse cause you to have seizures.?

Opiates and seizure: It is possible ;you might find what you looking for here:http://blackpoppymag. Wordpress. Com/the-a-z-of-overdose/drug-induced-seizures/. ...Read more

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How often does an antidepressant cause someone to have a seizure as a side effect?

How often does an antidepressant cause someone to have a seizure as a side effect?

Uncommon: Antidepressants vary in their ability to lower the seizure threshold. The commonly prescribed ones today are safer, far less likely to cause seizures as a side effect than antidepressants used a generation ago. If you have a history of seizures, check with your doctor to see if safe to take an antidepressant. If a seizure occurs, get yourself to the ER immediately. ...Read more

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I am a type 2 diabetes when should I be on alert about my sugar being to high or to low And will it cause me to have a seizure or stroke?

I am a type 2 diabetes when should I be on alert about my sugar being to high or to low And will it cause me to have a seizure or stroke?

Sugar and the Brain: For the health of your brain, keep your blood sugar between 55-200. When the level is below 40 or above 300 your risk of seizure or stroke increases.

Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Can taking an anticonvulsant for bipolar disorder cause you to have seizures?

Can taking an anticonvulsant for bipolar disorder cause you to have seizures?

No unless stopped: Anti seizure medication actually protects against seizures and does not cause seizures. However, if you suddenly stop the medication without taper and have been on it awhile you're at risk of having a seizure. This can happen even if you haven't had a seizure before. That is why it is a good idea to taper the medicine down before stopping it. ...Read more

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Can having a consistent fever between 101 and 103 for 3 months cause you to have a grand Mal seizure?

Needs Work Up: Febrile seizure is usually seen in acute settings and in children. If you have fever for 3 months then you started having a grand mal seizure, I recommend to see a physician immediately for further investigations starting with CT scan of the head and blood tests. ...Read more

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What would cause a normal/healthy 11 yo child to have a seizure? Eeg was normal, he wasn't overheated or dehydrated.

What would cause a normal/healthy 11 yo child to have a seizure? Eeg was normal, he wasn't overheated or dehydrated.

Seizure: Seizure of unknown origin may be due to hypoglycemia or electrolyte derailment. Barring those causes, your child should have a workup to find a cause. You might also want to include a cardiac and vascular workup as well. ...Read more

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What causes seizures?

Seizures: There are a great number of reasons. Whole textbooks have been written concerning this subject.
If you have a specific problem, consult with your doctor. ...Read more

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What causes seizures?

What causes seizures?

Excitable brain cell: Anything that causes brain cells to be irritated or overexcitable can cause a seizure. Genetic causes of epilepsy that lead to an abnormality in excitability of neurons or miswiring of connections can cause seizures. Also, any scar or lesion on the brain can cause seizure. Infections and other conditions that alter the body's normal chemistry can cause seizures. ...Read more

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What causes seizures?

What causes seizures?

Seizures: Seizure is caused usually by abnormal brain wave activity which arises from an area of abnormality in the brain. ...Read more

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What cause a seizures?

What cause a seizures?

Seizure causes: There are around 200, 000 new seizures and epilepsy cases each year, and a cause is only identified in about 30% of those cases. The most common causes include stroke, brain tumors, head injuries, genetic conditions, infections, abnormal sodium or blood sugar levels, etc. Certain factors known to provoke seizures include missing medication doses, alcohol/drugs, sleep deprivation and stress. ...Read more

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What causes a seizure?

Many: Most of the time it is unknown. There is along list for causes. Let your doctor decide. ...Read more

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What causes seizures?

Over active neurons: A seizure is when the brain cell allows too much sodium or calcium and water follows, disrupting the flow of chemicals and waste products through special "gates." seizure meds are "gate blockers" to stop this from happening. ...Read more

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What causes seizures to start?

What causes seizures to start?

Unknown: When nerve cell in brain fires electrical discharges abnormally, these discharges affect other nerve cells. Our brain has protective mechanism to avoid spread of those discharges. One cause is failure of the mechanism, why one nerve cell fires abnormally is stll not completely answered. Many researches are going on and more and more new informations are coming up but still no final answer. ...Read more

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What can cause seizures at 16?

Possible causes: Many things can cause a seizure for a 16 year old (alcohol, prescription medicine, head injury) but the most common is a condition called juvenile myoclonic epilepsy. A neurology evaluation and an EEG test are very helpful for determining this. Good luck! ...Read more

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Causes of seizure 6 years old?

Too many: There are too many possible causes to cover in a format like this. Since you're probably interested in a specific 6-year-old, it's best if you ask the question to those caring for the child. ...Read more

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What cause childhood seizures?

What cause childhood seizures?

Electric: While all epileptic seizures are caused by electrical disturbances in the brain, there are many different kinds of seizures. See http://www. Epilepsyfoundation. Org/livingwithepilepsy/parentsandcaregivers/parents/typesofseizures. Cfm for more information. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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Convulsion (Definition)

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