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I Get A Seizure Every Time After Cocaine Is There A Way To Avoid This
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
Adolescence: Adolescence is a typical time for certain types of seizures to show themselves. Drug use, poor health habits, and dramatic hormone changes all contribute. Fortunately the brain can settle down and re-organize. In absence of serious brain pathology, seizures may resolve with time and good management. ...Read more
Yes it could: I assume you mean the mother using crack Cocaine while the baby is still in her uterus? Whatever the mother uses, comes to the baby through the placenta. Absolutely Cocaine can cause problems in the fetus, and seizures once it is born. The baby will be tested for substances, and it could mean child protective services getting involved as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Husband out of long acting insulin, he has very stinky burps (ketoactosis?) every time has burps like this he has a grand mal seizure, why? Take 2 er?
ER!!!: Yes, please take your husband to the er or call 911. High sugar levels can affect the brain and cause seizures among other things. If he has stopped the Clonazepam abruptly that may also be the trigger for seizures. He will need to have his blood sugar levels brought down and monitored. Your husband needs immediate medical attention so please act abruptly. ...Read more
Can chronic ear infections be the cause of seizures that started on sept. 2012 and once each month every time w ear infection?- 3 y.O. Son with autism
Not Directly...: The answer is more complicated though...A child with developmental or neurologic problems often has a higher risk of having epilepsy. Ilness/infection/fever lower the threshold for triggering a seizure in someone with a seizure disorder. This would seem to need evaluation by a pediatric neurologist as well as an ent. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Getting episodes of zoning out 5-6 times a day 2 months after car accident (didn't hit head or get knocked out) could these episodes be seizure? Help!
Possibly: Seizures can absolutely present with episodic "zoning out". It is odd that these symptoms would occur after a non-traumatic car accident. See your doctor for a proper evaluation. ...Read more
Have taken 1mg Ativan every day for 7 straight days trying to get anxiety under control. Can I stop cold turkey or need to taper? Scared of Seizures
You're wise to ask!: It's good to get off Ativan - your Dr should help you do it safely, but if you need to do it alone, do taper over the next few weeks and watch for symptoms. Here's good info: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lorazepam#Withdrawal Best is to work w/ doc who prescribed but I'm glad you'll be off soon. It's a risky drug even if it does help when needed. Best! ...Read more
Can someone explain to me why, every now and then I get strange head sensations, like my brain is vibrating? Am I having some kind of mini seizure? Ty
Nah. no mini-seizure: I'm not sure what a mini-seizure is supposed to represent but it's not a vibratory sense in the head. Certainly wouldn't be a bad idea to have a neurologist take a look at you and review your symptoms with you to look at the possibilities. You may benefit from some testing. I'd be happy to discuss things with you in a private consult: www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have tachyarhythmia and reflex anoxic seizures. At times i get sudden heart pain or heart ache. What would be the safest way to strengthen my heart?
Sounds like POTS: Your problem is your autonomic nervous system not your heart. Read the will power instinct by kelly mcgonigal. You will learn to breathe and relax. You should get 8 hours of sleep, eat 6 equal healthy meals with 6 fresh cooked or raw vegetables and 1 apple every day with slow carb whole grains, high quality protein and fats, and do exercises lying down or short exercises like jump roping, no rope. ...Read more
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