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Epilepsy And Seizures And Chiropractic Care
General safety or concerns of chiropractic care? Concerning Seizure activity? How to choose a quality chiropractor?
Advice: Most chiropractors are safe, but neck manipulations have ruptured discs, injured spinal cords, caused dissected arteries, and resultant strokes. The latter could lead to seizures. Therefore would eschew high velocity high amplitude neck "adjustments". Best source for finding quality, might be orthopedic surgeons who work with them, but think an Osteopath could provide far better care. ...Read more
Seizure is also known as Generalized seizures in adults. 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 ...Read more
No: If truly alcohol induced, abstaining from alcohol should solve the problem, with no need for anti-epileptic drugs. The problem is that sometimes alcohol may just be the trigger (eg "the straw that breaks the camel's back") in someone with a tendency to have seizures even without alcohol. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I believe my daughter was misdiagnosed as having epilepsy because her seizures are the results of a metabolic disturbance. The drs. Do not care what we've told them. How do we confirm diagnosis? Last 2 eeg's were normal, the first 2 were slightly abnor
We have discontinued meds for seizures which were termed to be absent epilepsy. it has been more than 2 years now, but nothing happened so far. ?
I have epilepsy since last 3 years. I had 3 seizures by now. I take levetiracetam750mg once in a day. Do I have a better cure. And get relief from med?
Neurologist: Do i correctly assume that you've had a though examination with MRI by a neurologist ? There can be multiple reasons for seizure... most important is to find the cause. Depending on the cause, different medications might be rx'd. If you've had the workup, It may be time to see the neuro again.. Best Wishes ...Read more
I have epilepsy from the past three years. And my symptoms shows its tonicclonic seizures. Its not continuous and recently after 2years i got it again?
See U neurologist : For reassessment and treatment.Get a more detailed answer ›
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