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What Are Your Breakthrough Seizures Like??
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I was taken to the ER 17NOV2023 @ around 10:15 AM
My neighbor, found me unresponsive on the couch sitting up, but with my head leaning backwards, my eyes rolled back, and my mouth wide open. She said she didn’t know how long I was like that and she also said that I would raise my head up try to communicate, but just made strange mumbling sounds
My neighbor also said, That my body suddenly stiffened up and my body was partly on the couch and the floor. According to her she couldn’t turn me… read more

posted November 18, 2023 (edited)
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Typically, my breakthrough seizures are just an absence seizure… some are real short, some are little longer and I can be a little confused and cranky and a bit tired afterwards. Occasionally I’ll have just auras that leave me exhausted for a couple of days…. It’s usually shaking, feeling lightheaded or dizzy, a little confused or struggling to get straight thoughts vocalized.
The issue for me is idk when I should take my rescue med since it’s prescribed for clusters.

posted November 18, 2023
A MyEpilepsyTeam Member

My breakthrough seizures are HELL.They cause me posturing.Severe migraines.Body aches.But a long recovery time.And they seem to be the longest lasting ones.I have to rest for days at a time.And it just makes me feel more frustrated.And makes me fight with my depression and PTSD.And that is when the rescue meds has to be given to me.NAZILAM NASAL SPRAY.THE SPRAY FROM HELL..

posted November 22, 2023

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