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Does Anyone Else Have Auras Or Shake When They Eat Or Drink Something Your Body Doesnt Like?

Does Anyone Else Have Auras Or Shake When They Eat Or Drink Something Your Body Doesnt Like?

Ive started noticing that if i end up eating or drinking something that my stomach doesnt agree with, my body with start having mini seizures. It goes away if i throw up though. Ive never had this happen until now.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

This would probably help you understand why,
The brain has a direct effect on the stomach and intestines. For example, the very thought of eating can release the stomach's juices before food gets there. This connection goes both ways. A troubled intestine can send signals to the brain, just as a troubled brain can send signals to the gut.

posted 4 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Don’t eat or drink it then! If your stomach says no on the first taste, then don’t eat or drink it. Eat three small meals with a snack in between should help get your stomach back in shape. Eat healthy! Have a fruit in between meals, a package of crackers with peanut butter or cheese, or a bowl of a fresh vegetable or a steamed vegetable make for a good in-between snack too! I’ve never had an appetite since the day I was born. I don’t get hungry. I had to train myself on how to eat and when I need to eat to keep something in my stomach at all times.It’ll sustain your energy better throughout the day instead of in short spurts that’ll wear you out within minutes.You’ll feel better too! I hope it works for you too!

posted 4 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I used to when I was younger but not nowAnd that’s something hard to adjust to to lose control my bladder to a certain point and that’s not fun and extremely embarrassing people but you get used to it you have to get used to it and you have to realize that sometimes you have to realize it might be allergic reaction for you your brain is telling you that this food is not good for you so keep a log like I told you to before if you are the right in your book I mean you take a photocopy of it give it to you neurologist and they put an Asterix next to the page so he realizes that you had some good happened that day this is what I say we’re keeping a log it’s important if you keep a log and you do it this is for support these things you eat you drink something your body is telling you something you could have an allergic reaction to this food or drink or maybe you need more medicine at that time or something like that so talk to your neurologist but make sure you don’t make a notation about it you can’t correct it so I hope this helps you and your levels have to be done at that time so have a great day and enjoy life.

posted 4 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

There is research still ongoing to get more details about seizures and auras being triggered by simply eating any food (not the typical foods that are already known to trigger seizures like alcohol and caffeine sources, etc.

And what they have so far is the rare form of reflex epilepsy triggers seizures and auras (and just like there are many seizure types there are likewise many aura types too)

Here are some links to the current results known and ongoing research on the subject:
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/p...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC72...

"Can any foods trigger seizures?
There is currently no evidence that any type of food consistently triggers (sets off) seizures in people with epilepsy (except for rare types of ‘reflex epilepsy’ where seizures are triggered by eating very specific foods).

Reflex epilepsy – where a person’s seizures happen in response to a certain trigger. Reflex epilepsy includes ‘photosensitivity’, ‘reading epilepsy’ (seizures triggered by reading) and ‘startle epilepsy’ (seizures triggered by a sudden shock or loud noise)." The link that this is found within is https://epilepsysociety.org.uk/living-epilepsy/....

https://www.epilepsy.com/connect/forums/living-...

posted 4 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Yes ive been having this problem. Idk if it gets better if id throw up because that hasnt happened to me but ive noticed food as a trigger lately

posted 4 months ago
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