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Does Anyone Else Face Drastic Energy Levels?

Does Anyone Else Face Drastic Energy Levels?

It seems like this summer I can go from super energetic, to what other people describe as like I'm talking like I'm in a coma. In those times I usually feel fine abit tired like I could go for a nap, but I can still carry on doing things which I try to do. And then a little while later; nap or no nap I'm back to my regular self. I don't always notice the change other people notice the change for me and they tell me later. However people notice the drop almost within instant Spontaneous moments… read more

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Oh yeah! It's like they forget about everything but the Epilepsy. Sodium is an electrolyte. If you are way low on it then water isn't functioning in your body properly. You will sweat, be tired easily, possibly nauseous, the list goes on. Your body would basically be dehydrated even though you drink a lot of water. Athletes sweat a lot, and their sweat contains a lot of salt. So they use those sodium tablets. So do workers in places like steel factories with high heat environments. Electrolytes, everyone needs them.

posted almost 3 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Yo0u too Kathy!

posted almost 3 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Goodafternoon Allison 😃 thank you 😊. I AGREE!! Lol or the infamous basement lol or “dungeon” lol as we call it!! 😂

posted almost 3 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Use ans inside the house. Or put frozen veggies on your back on tack cool baths. I lived without air conditioners moist of my life we can still do it!

posted almost 3 years ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

ME TOO!!!!! Its unfortunate how we (as epileptics) maybe be helpful to our doctors and nurses and family, but we are not always taken seriously. Then are felt to feel forces to take matters into our own hands to try and help ourselves. The doctor told me i didn’t need to restrict my fluid i take, but for myself i have. I am down to 10 cups a day and doing my best to eat properly as well. Oddly its the exercise and physical work and stuff i want to but can’t because apparently i can’t sweat!! So in the meantime i have resorted to gatorade with an electrolyte booster and one coffee and one tea a day (those are included in the amount allotted). Its ironic how everyone is told to cut their sodium levels down and i have to bring mine up!! Lol. Thank you very much and please have a very good day today and take care of yourself 😉❤️🦅❤️

posted almost 3 years ago
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