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Seizures During Certain Times Of The Year

Seizures During Certain Times Of The Year

Hi all! My family and I have noticed that I have an increase in seizures during certain times of the year ever since I was a child (usually around March and now, more recently around October as well). Has anyone else heard of this or experienced this?

Thank you! :)

Jesse

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

It sounds like the change of season ( mostly Spring and Fall ) triggers your seizures. There are many different things that can trigger seizures. Seasonal weather change is yours.

posted 3 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

It may have to do with the amount of humidity in the air.

posted 3 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Yes, the seasonal shift seizures are common in the same way as those whose depression increases in late fall to early spring (when there is the least waking hours in sunlight during a day). At one point, I had the extra ones triggered by in early October too and also a spike in depression too.
However, this is no longer a regular busy seizure time for me and not as high an increase in depression levels.

@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member Have you told your neurologist/epileptologist about these? Also, is it just the increased number of seizures at these times or do you have a raise in depression too?

posted 4 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

It sounds like your body is sensitive to the change of seasons. Basically Spring and Fall . Change in climate, weather and environment, can possibly trigger seizures.

posted 4 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

You’re welcome.

posted 4 months ago
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