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How Do You Manage Your Epilepsy In The Warmer Months?

How Do You Manage Your Epilepsy In The Warmer Months?

Despite keeping hydrated and staying in the shade, I quite often get dizzy spells which sometimes leads to more seizure activity.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Well I get hot or over heated and I can go into a seizure. But when it is to hot outside I choose to stay in the air conditioning

posted about 2 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

tx good for winter and north good for summer times! need an airplane!!😅

posted about 2 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I have more seizures during the heat if I am out in it. I get dizzy afterwards. So I don't do walking if it is over 85ish outside. And I drinks lots of water. I can't wait till it cools down. I am not originally from tx and sure miss the north at times like this! stay cool. I keep all my windows closed and shades pulled.

posted about 2 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

For me keep using electrolytes, so yes water but also adding electrolytes.. also a lifeguard so i let people splash me if im feeling over heated, which cools me down usually.( my body tempature regulating system is easy to change) i also try to adjuat slowly, spend less time outside to begin with when its first getting warm, and also using hot tubs more frequently to adjust to heat more. plus i find heat a lot easier to handle than cold. Its always the winter months that i have a harder time with.

posted about 2 months ago
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

When I get real warm. I get heat excertion and strange smells triggers my seizures. I go get a cool rag or a shower to cool down. Try to drink a glass of water or milk. If there's a strange smell see what it is first or stay away from it depends on the smell.
When you go into a seizure never put nothing near your mouth and time for on how long the seizure lasts. If it lasts for more than 5min. I would go get checked at a hospital. If it's less than 5min. It would be all up to that person to see if they want to get checked or not.

posted about 2 months ago
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