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Weird Habits

So in the last year I have started noticing "weird habits" for lack of a better term (I blame my neurologist) and I'm not sure if it sounds seizure related or if I'm just being weird. I've had a head twitch for some time that isn't uncommon, my mom use to say its a cold twitch but basically my head will very hard jerk to the left hand side of my body but the weirdest part is that if I'm having a 'forgetful day' (any day where it seems like I'm having difficulty remembering my routine) I will sit down at my desk and immediately attempt to fasten my seat belt. ITS SO WEIRD. I sit down in the roll chair, reach my left hand over to grab the buckle pulling this imaginary buckle half way down my chest before realizing what is happening. I told the neurologist and he just says, "Huh that is a weird habit". I don't get it but its only been in the last 1-1.5 years


Hi traeman2000,  Thanks for

Hi traeman2000,  Thanks for posting. It’s important that you continue follow-up with your healthcare team to express your concerns and discuss any changes in side effects, seizure types, behaviors and symptoms:                 For information regarding second opinions or assistance finding a specialist please visit : may also contactour Epilepsy and Seizures 24/7 Helpline: 1-800-332-1000,  , , where a trained information specialist can connect you to resources,  provide referrals and additional support.Learn more about the challenges with epilepsy see related to thinking & memory, here:

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