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Epileptics Vs. Non Epileptics

Epileptics Vs. Non Epileptics

Do epileptic's brains work on over drive to handle every day life (not including when seizures accure) compared to non-epileptics brain?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

New research has shown that when a seizure occurs different parts of the
brain are stimulated than normally. Ever wonder why so many creative genius
minds have had epilepsy? The creative, imaginative sections of the brain are
aroused by seizures causing deeper thinking than regular.So little is known bout
how we think at all and this is another unexplained feature.
As Randy said our thoughts are racing into parts of the brain which would never
get stimulated with regular/normal thought process. We do know where certain
sections of the brain are and research has shown that the creativite parts are very
stimulated by seizures. When I first read of Socrates saying his seizures were what
caused him to philosphy deeper I laughed but now... I still don't agree these are as he
said "a gift from god" any more than regular thought but he was on track..

posted almost 4 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Not sure what your meaning of overdrive is.

But here’s my meaning . If I don’t keep my mind on tv, video games, my IPad, Radio and ect, my mind goes into over drive with thoughts that I did in the past , and present time. Things from music playing in my head all day. If I had a weird or interesting dream, I would think, analyze it and try to find the meaning to it. I could go into a little conflict with myself on controversial subjects , Like conspiracies, paranormal, something from the news, and ect.

Even when I go to bed , I have to turn my radio on or my mind will be running many different thoughts. At least when I turn the Radio on my mind is focused to that.

edited, originally posted almost 4 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

soothing music relieves stress helps with seizures

posted almost 4 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

What do you mean by "work on overdrive"?

posted almost 4 years ago
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