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stress sezuires
An_257805 posted:
ok I am 38 yrs old have had gramole sezuires o ee but now I have sezuires every day but I do not go to the hosipital anymore but my family says that I say I don't feel good and then I just fall down and start shakeing and when I come out I don't remember anything
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dancer86442 responded:

Were you told these are Stress Seizures by a Neuro or Epilepsy Specialist? From what you have said, you are Still having Gran mals. But, you are OK as long as they do not last longer than 3-5 minutes.

From what I know: Stress seizures are now considered, in most cases Psuedo non-epileptic seizures. They are not Fake. They are Very Real & can be just as harmful (bodily injuries) as Epilepsy But, the difference is there is no electrical disturbances in the brain causing your seizures. So,Anti-seizure meds do Not work for these types of Seizures. No recall is, also, very common. Plus, it IS possible to have Both Epilepsy & PNES

My Advice: Please seek a Neuro psychologist. A Psychologist is the only one who Can help you w/ these types of seizures.

In Helpful Tips, on the right of your screen, please read the Journal Info. Start one today. Ask your family exactly what happened & then try to recall & record whatever you or they can remember about your day, prior to the seizures.

Keep in mind: You are not alone. Anytime you wish to speak to someone or want to learn More, I will be here for you. Hugs!

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