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    epilepsy and mold
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    mandysmother posted:
    Does anyone know if mold can cause epilepsy.
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    I know that 'black mold' can cause seizures but what about the disease - epilepsy.

    Alsio - if so - how much exposure to mold would be necessay to do this to a person ?

    Thanks for any response.
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    dancer86442 responded:
    Hello Mom,

    Considering there are a lot of Seizure disorders w/ 'unknown cause' I wouldn't discredit it. But, I can say it is a Trigger, which is not the same as Cause. Epilepsy is a disruption of electrical activity in the brain. Two or more Episodes of similar actions determines Epilepsy which is confirmed w/ EEG's & MRI tests.

    How much exposure to Trigger seizures would depend on the persons Immune system & how sensitive it is.

    I will ask around & see if anyone else has thoughts on this subject. Hugs! Love Candi


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