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Can talking/laughing trigger seizures?

Can talking/laughing trigger seizures?

Hi all,

I have noticed for about a year and a half now that I often have auras or focal seizures when I am in a high energy environment, around a big group of people (I.e. family gatherings, parties, happy hour with work friends). Often these are the times when I am talking and laughing more than usual, feeling excited or stress depending on the topic or situation. I was wondering if anyone else has had this happen to them and if they have any advice on what helped… read more

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A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Something that happens to me when I go to social events I have a difficult time enjoying what is happening. I am always worried that I will have a large… read more

posted about 15 hours ago
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