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Non-Epileptic and Epileptic Seizures

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I am 16 years old and began having seizures in July of this year. It was extremely scary because I knew so little about seizures. I went to an epilepsy clinc after 2 more happened. During the EEG I had a seizure during the breathing part and they said my seizures were to be non-epileptic caused by sexual abuse as a young child but things just arent adding up right.  Also people that have non-epileptic seizures can also have epileptic ones. Its been 3 months and my seizures have become daiily and I cannot even go to school anymore, My seizures are different at different times some of them I can remember but I had 2 of my worst seizures at school on Monday and I was unconscious for a half hour. I cant remember anything from these seizures which is different then other ones. I had 3 like this before in a movie theater before we found out my seizures were non-epileptic and I had a seizure medication and after the medicine was given my seizure seized for awhile but I had two more after that. I'm just confused because my seizures started when I was the happiest I had been in a long time, seizure medication stopped a seizure, they're beginning to happen so much more often and they are happening in my sleep, emt and paramedics though the seizures on monday were epileptic by the looks of it and the post stage.

If anyone has any input I'd love to hear it. Thank you so much and God Bless.

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