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Triggers

Triggers

Hi! If you are on medicine to control your seizures, do you find that it helps so your triggers don't set off a seizure? Or do you find that you still have seizures as usual when triggered? For instance, one trigger for me is caffeine. I can tolerate very little. If I have too much, I have a seizure. Is this normal since even though I am on medication?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Mine are lack sleep, stress, and adrenaline rushes. I take Keppra for mine and they are well managed. But if I get extremely stressed out emotionally or… read more

posted 12 days ago

What Are Your Triggers

What Are Your Triggers

Can watching too much TV trigger seizures

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Yes. Especiall at night. Not enough enough
sleep can be successful.
The less sleep and the
more stressed out you are raises the chances
of you having a… read more

posted 3 months ago

Odd Seizure Triggers You Might Know Of?

Odd Seizure Triggers You Might Know Of?

Hello! Team
Just hoping to get odd answers on what could or triggres your seizures to test & see if they trigger mine.
ex. (looking or a full moon day) WOW? just read
THANK YOU! team for any info & feedback

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Stress and overexcitement.

posted 4 months ago

Electronic Seizure Triggers

Electronic Seizure Triggers

How many of you have seizures or auras that are triggered by spending to much time on computers or mobile phones?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I do, they just recently started after they did my surgery on my brain. Thanks for the information this will truly help me.

posted 19 days ago

Do You Know Your Triggers For Your Seizures?

Do You Know Your Triggers For Your Seizures?

Some people know exactly what will trigger their seizures. For example, some people have seizures which are triggered by strobe lights. Others are triggered by music. Others are triggered by additional stress (especially during high stress periods like certain holiday seasons or high stress events). I know that there is an increased chance of triggering a seizure if I do not keep my mind distracted from thinking of things, events, etc. that are high stress events for… read more

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

@A MyEpilepsyTeam Member It can be a real challenge especially since new ones can be added over time. It just makes it extra challenging to try to avoid… read more

posted 6 months ago

What Does Everyone Mean By What Triggers You?

What Does Everyone Mean By What Triggers You?

What does everyone mean by what " triggers" you this may be a dumb question but can Episodes/ fits be triggered by things other then like getting scared or stuff like that ?
I feel like when people are talking to me about random things I sometimes get this feeling like a random word almost sets something off?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Thank you for Gods blessing. The smells could be aura. Just a warning that you might have a seizure. It is most likely the chemicals that the smell is… read more

posted almost 3 years ago

What Triggers

What Triggers

Can black coffee, be a trigger of an aura? & what foods.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Been drinking Pepsi my hole life never had a problem, But stay away from things like ginseng can cause sz

posted almost 3 years ago

What Should I Do To Trigger A Seizure During An EEG?

What Should I Do To Trigger A Seizure During An EEG?

Today my doctor told me he plans to have another week EEG in a few months. It's difficult for me to have them during that time so do you suggest any triggers when you do an EEG? My triggers I know of right now are no medicine, lack of sleep, hungry, running and stress. The main trigger was always during my period but the past 2 months it's every two weeks. He really wants me to have a seizure that he suggested I call someone on the phone who upsets me. One of… read more

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I stopped meds completely the first day? and sleep deprivation for the first two nights... nope .. brain was not cooperating... normally if i'm a few… read more

posted about 2 years ago

Is Alcohol A Big Trigger

Is Alcohol A Big Trigger

How has alcohol affect you? Son got diagnosed with primary generalized epilepsy at 16 yrs old. He has never had alcohol. So I am wondering what will happen when he does. I have heard that many people are triggered by alcohol.

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

Yes it is an huge trigger .

posted 12 months ago

Heat And Seizures

Heat And Seizures

Since beginning this journey and identifying triggers, my main trigger has been heat. Now that we are fully into summer, I have been a bit of a mess. Does anyone have any good tips on dealing with heat sensitivity for seizures?

A MyEpilepsyTeam Member said:

I loved the summer and the sun, in my 20's and 30's, the hotter, the better. I was a sun godess and loved vacationing in warm sunny places. I was more… read more

posted 17 days ago