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Avoid Foods

Avoid Foods

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?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Certain foods interact with medication to trigger seizures, like artificial sugar.

posted over 3 years ago

How To Avoid Food Triggered Seizures | Tonic Clonic Seizure Epilepsy | Rise Health

How To Avoid Food Triggered Seizures | Tonic Clonic Seizure Epilepsy | Rise Health

Seizures happen when brain cells (neurons) get electrically overloaded or "short circuited," which leads to a change of consciousness, collapse and usually convulsions.[1] 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

Anyone Notice Any Food Triggers (allergy Or Non-allergy)?

Anyone Notice Any Food Triggers (allergy Or Non-allergy)?

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

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

My triggers are caffeine, there is something in cans to that triggers to but I cannot remember the name of it . I am not allergic to them

edited, originally posted 4 months ago

Food Diet?

Food Diet?

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?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

My neurologist put me on basically a cardiac diet. Lots of fruits and veggies. No caffeine or sweets. You know none of the good stuff

posted almost 2 years ago

Foods Or Drink Following Seizure

Foods Or Drink Following Seizure

Does anyone have any advice about the kinds of food or drinks to have following a seizure or a period of zoning?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I honestly think changing our diets from all these process and hormone saturated foods to real food that the body was meant to have will help… read more

posted almost 2 years ago

Does Anybody Have Any Specific Food Cravings After Having A Seizure?

Does Anybody Have Any Specific Food Cravings After Having A Seizure?

For some off reason, after I gather myself, I usually crave extremely salty foods

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Speaking of seizure; as in current. My husband had one this morning. As for him having a type of craving for food. No because he usually doesn't eat… read more

posted 7 months ago

Spices

Spices

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.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

There are a lot of people that say that turmeric and curcumin can actually help reduce seizures and preclinical studies have indicated its beneficial… read more

posted almost 2 years ago

The Book Foods That Harm Foods That Heal On Epilepsy

The Book Foods That Harm Foods That Heal On Epilepsy

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

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

coke, pepsi, and diet pops makes you stuipider. aspartame in pop can excite your brain to death. my dad was a smart intelligent man but coke and diet… read more

posted over 2 years ago

Flashing Lights

Flashing Lights

Do those with simple partial still need to avoid flashing or strobe lights?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Yes exactly anyone with any kind seizures

posted about 4 years ago

How To Avoid The Epilepsy Talk

How To Avoid The Epilepsy Talk

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

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Sometimes if people don't know anything about epilepsy, they are just trying to understand. I didn't tell my boyfriend (now husband) when we first began… read more

posted almost 2 years ago