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Postical psychosis

My son had a couple episodes of postictal psychosis… Has this ever happened to anyone else? He has since quit drinking alcohol and has been relatively seizure free without a couple auras for the last nine months .
Dr said PP is quite common, because away in a few hours but it is scary


Oh my gosh!!  I was talking

Oh my gosh!!  I was talking into my phone and obviously I meant to say  POSTICAL LOL Please excuse me 

Hi Yviej, Thanks so much for

Hi Yviej, Thanks so much for posting. We understand this can feel scary to observe and it's important that you continue to express your concerns to his doctor’s. more about postictal psychosis here, are glad to hear that his seizures are more controlled now that he is not drinking alcohol. son want to consider using a diary: , or a seizure alert device:    to help track his seizures and postictal behavior. These tools may also be helpful in identifying other symptoms, managing medication & other therapies, recognizing triggers and health events that may affect seizures and wellness, which he can share with his healthcare team.The Wellness Institute:  ,has many helpful and easy-to-use tips & resources for maintaining a healthy lifestyle and maximizing quality of life for him, you & your family. For practical & effective strategies to enhance your well-being, visit: Sometimes it's helpful to connect with other people who live with, or care for those with epilepsy,   to ask questions, share experiences, find & give support to each other, by contacting your local Epilepsy Foundation at:,  to find support groups, events, and programs in your community. Additionally our Epilepsy and Seizures 24/7 Helpline: 1-800-332-1000, , can assist in connecting you to resources, provide referrals and additional support. 

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