An epileptic trigger describes anything that can prompt a seizure. A few common epileptic triggers include physical or emotional stress, flashing lights, eating certain foods, and even lack of sleep. But one potential trigger that is confusing for many people with epilepsy involves alcohol.
If you’re living with epilepsy, you might be curious about the relationship between alcohol and seizures. Take this five-question quiz to better understand how alcohol and seizures may be connected.
On MyEpilepsyTeam, the social network and online support group for people with epilepsy and their loved ones, members have discussed alcohol, epilepsy, and seizure triggers.
What is your experience with alcohol and epilepsy? Join the conversation today to share your experiences and connect with others on MyEpilepsyTeam.