Everyone Needs To Know That Some Common Seizure Triggers:

Some things make seizures more likely for some people with epilepsy. These are often called ‘triggers’. Triggers do not cause epilepsy itself, but they are things that make it more likely that you will have a seizure.Not all people with epilepsy have seizure triggers. And, the things that trigger one person’s seizures might not affect other people with epilepsy in the same way.Here are some of the common seizure triggers that are reported by people with epilepsy:

  • Not taking epilepsy medicine as prescribed
  • Feeling tired
  • Not getting enough sleep
  • Stress
  • Alcohol
  • Flashing or flickering lights
  • Menstruation (periods)
  • Missing meals
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