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Disembarkment: Is a rare condition occurring after a motion event such as flying. Causes feelings of swaying or rocking, imbalance, fatigue & low concentration (brain fog), headaches, dizziness. Symptoms worsen by stress or lack of sleep or loud noises. Cause unknown. Some benefit from Benzodiazepines & Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. ...Read more
Been having spells of dizziness along with nausea, weakness, and headache. Could this be caused by fluid in the middle ear went to ER 2 days ago, they did ekg, blood work, chest xray, and head ct. Every thing came back normal
It is unlikely: Petit mal or absence phenomena , with EEG changes of wave-spike 3 times per minute are usually a relatively non-progressive specific brain irregular activity. It is not the common manifestation of tumors, ischemia, or masses in the brain tissue. It is not a degenerative disease. The treatment options are quite successful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been an epileptic since 2009 and my newest symptom is losing balance, falling dowm. Im still having grand mals a few times a week. Please
Absence seizures: Absence-type seizures usually look like blank staring spells, possibly also w/ automatisms = unconscious automatic behavior like lip smacking or fumbling w/ clothing. If flashing lights *trigger* your seizures, you likely have blink reflex epilepsy. If you *see* flashing lights during seizures, you more likely have complex partial epilepsy. Talk with your neurologist for more answers. Take care! ...Read more
Hard to say: It depends on the whole health picture of a person. Plus some forms of petit mal are easier to treat than others. Some meds work for one but not another. Depends if you take them properly, etc. Too broad a question, sorry! Ask your doc and/or neurologist how it might go in your case. . ...Read more
"Petit mal": does not cause flashing lights. Flashing lights don't usually cause Petit Mal (absence seizures) Partial seizures and Generalized Tonic Clonic seizures can be brought on by lights flashing at specific frequencies (also called Nintendo Epilepsy) Absence ( Petit mal) is more likely to be brought on by hyperventilation. These brief generalized seizures typically last 1-3 seconds. ...Read more
LGS and petit mal: LGS and petit mal are not the same. The first is a kind of severe epilepsy, in which there are multiple types of seizures. Petit mal is a type of seizure, akin to a staring spell. It is an old term for absence seizure, although it is sometimes confused with complex partial seizure. see this for more details: http://www.neurocuro.com/absence-epilepsy/ ...Read more
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