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How To Stop A Seizure
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I here people say when they feel a seizure coming that take their medication (with aura's or seizure dogs). I take 1- 1000mg keppra in the morning and 2 at night but sometimes I feel them coming and can't stop them. My question is what type of medication is taken to stop them at that moment.

posted January 23, 2016 (edited)
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I was always told that once the seizure starts there's nothing you can do to stop it! That it has to take its course and just make sure the person doesn't hurt themselves!!!

posted January 24, 2016
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

sometimes I have auras and other times I dont.. I have tried to just live my life as best I can because if I worry about them then I just have more

posted May 13, 2016
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Karl is right, there's nothing can be done to block an oncoming seizure in the sense of emergency medication. If you get a warning and time beforehand then move to a safe place where you'll not injure yourself and let seizure see itself out.

posted January 25, 2016
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

it is always important to get good nutrition ,excellent sleep, no alcohol and ever since i started to engage in an exercise program of biking at home and walking daily and skipping I have felt 100% better and when I have felt not so good as i said before i take my regular meds then i take adivan take some food take it easy read a book relax and go on with my day....

posted May 11, 2016
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

I have a breathing techniques that I do they help me when I start to feel one. Deep breath in and let it out through your nose

posted February 24, 2016

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