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Can extreme heat cause eplieptic seizures ?

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Dr. Traci Buxton
Family Medicine
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In brief: Yes

Heat stroke can cause seizures.
Many of the medications taken by patients with epilepsy can also increase the risk of heat exhaustion/heat stroke as well so it is wise for epileptic patients to take extra precautions when exposed to extreme heat.

In brief: Yes

Heat stroke can cause seizures.
Many of the medications taken by patients with epilepsy can also increase the risk of heat exhaustion/heat stroke as well so it is wise for epileptic patients to take extra precautions when exposed to extreme heat.
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