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Will seizure kill me?

Will seizure kill me?

It can: But most people with seizures die from other unrelated causes. Some seizures can become resistant to treatment and become continuous, leading to death. Needless to say, you should not be operating vehicles or machinery. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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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


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Can you tell me how epileptic seizures affect the heart?

Can you tell me how epileptic seizures affect the heart?

Indirectly: A generalized concussion can be associated with increase in blood pressure and increase in pulse. Would be unusual for a heart attack in most cases, but brief cardiac arrythmias have been seen during seizure activity. ...Read more

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Will febrile seizure kill me?

Will febrile seizure kill me?

Too old: You are too old for a febrile seizures. the age range is 6 months to 6 years. Adults who have seizures with fever have infections of the brain or have epilepsy that is precipitated by illness. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how the epilepsy medication Depakote affect unborn children?

Can you tell me how the epilepsy medication Depakote affect unborn children?

Good Research: There is good research on the risks of various seizure medications during pregnancy. A full discussion is beyond the scope of Health Tap. Risks are highest earlier in pregnancy. Discuss with your neurologist! ...Read more

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Please tell me will propranolol help during a heart attack?

Please tell me will propranolol help during a heart attack?

Sometimes. : The idea is that myocardial infarctions result from an imbalance between how much oxygen supply to the heart and oxygen demand. Drugs like Propranolol make heart work less hard, by decreasing heart rate and the strength of heart contractions, so demand is less. However, it is not always safe to do this, and such treatment should be under the direction of a physician. ...Read more

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I heard that sleep deprivation can kill brain cells. How long does it actually takes till your brain cells start dying? (In 18yrs old person)

I heard that sleep deprivation can kill brain cells. How long does it actually takes till your brain cells start dying? (In 18yrs old person)

Research still out: Research has been done on mice and it's likely that it's also true for us - for them 3 days was enough for some cell death. That might be different in people but whatever, it's not a good thing. Brain cells die when we sneeze or do other such things but we have so very many! So, don't worry (that's not healthy) but do sleep regularly and enough! ...Read more

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Can you tell me how a morphine overdose kill a person?

Stops breathing: Morphine overdose will make the person stop breathing. With no breathing, oxygen levels in the blood will start to go down until they are too low for the heart to function. The person's heart will then stops. The blood flow to the brain will then be interrupted, brain will cease receiving oxygen via the blood and brain tissue will die and stop working. The person is then dead. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how cannabis kill cancer cells?

Can you tell me how cannabis kill cancer cells?

Nobody knows: and further, there seem to be effects of THC, the major psychoactive compound in marijuana, and also of cannabidiol (CBD) which is not psychoactive. These effects have been shown in tissue culture and animal studies, but there are no human studies of which I am aware that indicates that it is such effects in people. Endocannabinoid receptors are found in many tissues, including cancer cells. ...Read more

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Will god punish me for bad thought abt him, OCD going to kill me ..

Will god punish me for bad thought abt him, OCD going to kill me ..

Obsessive Compulsive: Disorder can lead to such painful & undesired thoughts. These obsessive thoughts are part of the disorder. I certainly can't speak for God, but imagine that he would want the best for you and for your wellness. Please obtain good care. Talking therapy and psychiatric medications can help. Take care. ...Read more

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Who can tell me how to kill headache?

Who can tell me how to kill headache?

Prevent it: I don't know what kind of headache you suffer. The commonest cause by far is sugary "junk" that includes all forms of sweeteners.It is not the quantity, it is the quality of the sweet taste that stimulates the brain so "cutting backd" does not work. If you are sensitive to sugar, cold turkey. It is not simply "cause and effect". The sweets "set you up "for headaches from minor stresses. ...Read more

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Will efexor 75mg 50 tablets kill me if I decided to overdose on that? Please tell me I just want to give up

Choose Life !: Get yourself to an Emergency room ASAP; It has been said that "Suicide is a long term solution to a short term problem". Please choose life and get help ASAP; ...Read more

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Will optic neuritis kill me or make me blind?

Will optic neuritis kill me or make me blind?

Not lethal: Optic neuritis will not cause mortality. However, unless it spontaneously improves or if treatment given is effective, it might progress to visual deficit that can be severe and rarely blindness. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will it takes for a tooth infection to kill me?

Can someone tell me how long will it takes for a tooth infection to kill me?

Is this a bet?: Kill you? That's a strange way to look at things! dental infections can go undiagnosed without care, then get bad in a hurry, and spread to the brain or heart causing death. To predict how long this takes depends on your immune system, bacterial virulence, and primary location of the infection. It can vary from months to years to days. ...Read more

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Please can someone tell me how many milligrams of ibuprofen will kill you?

Please can someone tell me how many milligrams of ibuprofen will kill you?

Do you want to die?: If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. Psychiatric hospitalization can be helpful if suicidal. ...Read more

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Will narcotic overdose kill me if I don't get treatment?

Will narcotic overdose kill me if I don't get treatment?

Can do: Overdose of narcotics can suppress or arrest breathing, then your brain lacks oxygen and u die. Needs urgent treatment with "anti-narcotic' medication. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will it take me to lose 35kg?

Can someone tell me how long will it take me to lose 35kg?

It depends: It depends on your current weight, height, age, sex, body mass, calories consumed and amount of exercise you do. This weight loss needs to be accomplished over a period of months. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will it take for you to die without treatment on a acetaminophen (tylenol) overdose?

Depends: That depends on a lot of factors, such as body weight, amount of Acetaminophen taken, etc. If you or someone you know is considering overdosing, i strongly urge you to seek help for yourself or them. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is brain freeze weed synthetic?

Can you tell me is brain freeze weed synthetic?

Brain freeze: is a colloquial term. It has no meaning in medicine. A frozen brain is not a living brain. ...Read more

Dr. William Singer
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Convulsion (Definition)

Convulsion = violent, involuntary contraction(s) of the muscles which may occur due ...Read more