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Unprovoked Seizure?

Fri, 11/01/2019 - 13:35
I have break through seizures and I've gone 9 months without a seizure. However, within the past few days I've been feeling like I'm falling real fast (scary sensation). The only thing I can think of that had done differently is drinking a little too much coffee and I went on a sugar binge a week or so ago. I immediately reduced the coffee and laid off sugar, but that sensation keeps coming back. Is it possible to have a non provoked seizure? How do I stop it?!


Hi, Thank you for posting. We

Submitted by Anonymous on Mon, 2019-11-04 - 08:45
Hi, Thank you for posting. We cannot determine if this sensation you describe is a seizure, or not. It’s best that you follow-up with your healthcare provider to discuss this further and if you experience any changes additional changes in seizure types, frequency, side effects, behaviors and symptoms. Seizures can take on many different forms and affect different people in different ways. Learn more about seizures, here: some individual's, metabolic causes such as low blood sugar, or not eating well can be a trigger, as well as specific foods, excess caffeine or other products that may aggravate seizures. Learn more about seizure triggers, here: may want to consider keeping a journal, or diary. My Seizure Diary: a great tool for tracking seizures, setting reminders, recording medical history, medications, side effects, moods, behaviors, triggers, and other personal experiences, which can be shared with your healthcare team. Additionally, you may always contact our 24/7 Helpline, where trained information specialists are available to answer your questions, offer help, hope, support, guidance, and access to national and local resources. 1-800-332-1000,

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