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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.

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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/.

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

Dr. William Singer
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Convulsion (Definition)

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