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Epilepsy And Seizures And Zoloft
Anxiety or epilepsy? I had 2 intense episodes similar to deja vu with a burning sensation in body and sweating. I'm on Zoloft (sertraline) and skipped a day. Help!
A neurological disorder where nerve cells of the brain are injured, epilepsy results in seizures that range from nearly undetectable to extremely vigorous. Epileptic seizures may occasionally result in loss of consciousness and confusion. Causes of epilepsy include genetics, head trauma, prenatal ...Read more
Causes of a seizure: There are many things that can cause a seizure. Anything that irritates the surface of the brain for example may be a cause. Alcohol may be a cause. Medication side effects may be a cause. The cause of a single isolated seizure is sometimes not determined with the tests we have however. ...Read more
Many things: Medications, salt balance in the blood, certain drugs...to name a few ...Read more
Can i get seizures from quick stopping taking fluoxetine from 40 mg to 0 mg? I don't have underlying epilepsy.
I had an EEG and was told I have left sided epilepsy potential. I haven't had a seizure. Is this a seizure disorder?
Adult epilepsy I have had a right lobe lobectomy due to my seizure s one year ago.I have been having some seizures again is this normal?
Hello. Currently looking into buying creatine and i'm on the medicine tergetol. Have epilepsy. Haven't had a seizure in 13 yrs. Is it safe?
Creatine: Individuals with seizure disorder should not take supplements or medications unless recommended or prescribed by a doctor. Creatine would fall under this category. Creatine could change the way your seizure medication is absorbed, lower your seizure threshold, or interact with your medication and some other way . Please check with your doctor first. ...Read more
Can a severe electrolyte imbalance cause an epilectic seizure in someone who DOESN'T have epilepsy? And if not then what can cause a seizure?
Yes: An electrolyte imbalance can cause a seizure. So can many other events that are not epileptic. When someone has a seizure, we first look for other causes before considering epilepsy as the chances for repeat seizures are very low when the cause is treated. If someone has a known seizure disorder, the same things can cause loss of control even when medication has been effective. ...Read more
I'm on trileptal liquid because I don't take pills yet but can you still have a seizure while on epilepsy medicine.? How likely is it what are causes?
Seizure is possible : It is possible to have a seizure while on anti seizure medication. Causes include non compliance with meds (missing doses), sub therapeutic levels, drug interactions resulting in rapid metabolism of the anti seizure medicine, addition of substances likely to increase seizures such as caffeine, pain meds, antidepressants, etc. There are many causes of seizures. Talk with your doctor about your risk ...Read more
Lately have been waking up feeling confused--don't know where i am--possible nocturnal partial seizure? diangosis with epilepsy-no known seizures for 1.5 yrs
See below: Agree with dr. Lin. Waking up confused is concerning for epilepsy especially with a past history, but it can also be fragmented sleep due to a sleep disorder, such as sleep apnea. If you have bitten your tongue, wet the bed, or have body aches, it can further point to seizures. It is best to consult a neurologist, at this point, to evaluate your events at night ; manage your lamictal, if needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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