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How Much Should I Worry About Seizure
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
Should I worry about hypnic jerks? They still happen to me occasionally, & the first time it happened, I thought it was a seizure. Is it fine?
Myoclonic jerks: Not unique to have myoclonic jerks as you are falling asleep, but if this awakens you at night, nocturnal myoclonus, or paroxysmal limb movements of sleep, which is a variant of restless leg syndrome, is a sleep disorder which might well benefit from therapy. Your description is more characteristic of a benign condition which is normal and common. ...Read more
In bed at night and my whole body at times will do a jerk like a seizure but it's only lasts about 3 sec is that a neuro issue? Should i worry?
2 seizures back to back when I was 16. Now 31. Past lesions show up in current mri. Only explanation from my dr: it happens. Is this correct or worry?
I am being treated for possible seizures, I am now waking up with severe dizziness, so bad i cant lift my head, should I worry?
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If i had 2 seizures in my sleep in my teens do I have to worry about flashing lights giving me one?
My nurse practitioner told me to take melatonin 3mg the thing is i have a past history of complex partial seizures should I worry about taking it ?
Last october I smoked synthetic weed and I dosed off and woke up dizzy and panicked bad now ever since then I have anxiety and worry about seizures?
Seek out help.: That is one of the reasons you should not smoke synthetic dope. These are dangerous chemicals and can have lasting damage. Most studies show an improvement in brain function after drug exposure that clears in the first year. It may take months but things will get better with the anxiety. Seek out a doctor and see about treating it till your brain heals. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Simple febrile seizures are normally are not concerning. If a febrile seizure is prolonged, more than 5 minutes, then that maybe more concerning. Also, febrile seizures are normally generalized, if there is a partial seizure with a fever, then it is not a simple febrile seizure. ...Read more
Stopped tramadol suddenly after seizures started, was taking 300-500mg sid for 3 years; do I need to worry about seratonin levels? Also can't sleep since :\any suggestions would be great thanks!
Seizures can occur: Tramadol is a synthetic opiate. It can and does lower seizure threshold which, in susceptible individuals, can result in convulsive episodes and in more dramatic cases to epilepsy itself. Neurologists tend to not tramadol for pain management issues as readily for these reasons. Therefore, weaning off drug is always recommended. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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