I have been advised to avoid certain types of cheese like blue vein and certain nuts because these can trigger seizures. Anyone else been told to avoid these or other foods?
Seizures happen when brain cells (neurons) get electrically overloaded or "short circuited," which leads to a change of consciousness, collapse and usually convulsions. Seizures are the main symptom of a brain condition called epilepsy, although many factors can trigger one-time or occasional seizures, such as stress, head injuries, dehydration, low blood sugar, some foods and a variety of chemicals found in food. No single food or… read more
Knowing what triggers are really help with coping with epilepsy. Surely I avoid them best I can... but think I'm still musing a lot of them.
What are some of yours?
I know persevatives, additives, excess caffeine and heavily vibegared food are the biggest for me.
I do have a citrus intolerance (mainly with lemon) that makes me dizzy and very sleepy.
Eggs seem to bother me but not allergic.
Foods with high fat like hamburger (restaurants never seem to… read more
Did anyone have to change thier food diet when they had seizure like maybe the stressful kind of srpeizure if yes how did u find out out what kind of foid to eat and to advoid eating?
Does anyone have any advice about the kinds of food or drinks to have following a seizure or a period of zoning?
For some off reason, after I gather myself, I usually crave extremely salty foods
Sorry another foody question. Are certain spices good or bad for you? I enjoy Indian and Chinese food but don't want to over do it.
On epilepsy it says avoid.
Alcohol, any artificial sweeteners aspartame.
Any food that appears to trigger attacks or may interact with anticonvulsants.
About 1 in 150 or more have some form of epilepsy, recurrent seizures triggered by abnormal electrical impulses in the brain.
Epileptics who also have MIGRAINE headaches that triggered by certain foods often cease to have seizures when the offending food are eliminated from the diet.
Some individuals with… read more
If you tell your gf/bf that u have this disease he/she sees u with pity then he/she tries to talk and want to know about this disease and u don't want to talk about it because u are as normal as u are .How to avoid this talk and tell them nothing is extra ordinary in u