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How Much Alcohol Do You Have To Drink In Order To Have A Seizure
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
My friend drinks alcohol but has a seizure condition he should not drink but he gets cross when he has a few drinks in him is there a way to stop him ?
Very difficult: It's difficult to stop someone from drinking. Consider speaking with your friend honestly about your concerns when he is sober. One thing you can do if you are with him while he drinks is to make sure he does NOT DRINK AND DRIVE due to both alcohol and seizure disorder. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a friend who drinks alcohol when he suffers from a seizure I tell him not to drink because of his seizures he won't accept my advice need help?
Stay away from it: seizures are serious neurological conditions that need to be attended right away. depending on the type and underline cause of seizure, treatment varies. Alcohol has not been used as a treatment by convention. In fact, withdrawal from alcohol is one of the known causes of seizures. ...Read more
Only if you're Mario: People don't combust after seizures. On the other hand, mario (of super brothers fame) does! alcohol is another matter as far as messing with seizures and antiseizure medications, so you best discuss this important matter with your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Chances of having seizures after a mild concussion?Had one 2months ago.Started drinking alcohol, not often, 4drinks a weekstill scared it might hurt me?
Increased chance : There is an increased risk of seizures after significant head trauma. You should see a neurologist and have an eeg and possibly mri. Concussion can lead to cellular level damage that takes a long time to heal. Drinking is not recommended during the process of healing. Neuropsychiatric testing may identify areas of impairment that will need to be accommodated until you heal. ...Read more
Only 1-2 drinks/day: Small amounts of alcohol consumption (1-2 drinks/day) has been found to be not a problem in patients with well-controlled epilepsy. However, 3 or more drinks can be a problem, so if you do plan on drinking, watch your alcohol intake! when in doubt, ask your doctor about whether alcohol will interact with the anti-epileptics you are taking. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It would be risky: Not knowing why you had seizures in the past i can only give a general statement. In most cases having a history of seizures increases your risk of having them again. So to do anything that could increase this risk is a scary thing. You could experiance a seizure from less alcohol withdrawal than someone who has never had a seizure, possibly even "moderate" amounts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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