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... You can also get hyponatremia from poor sodium intake (appetite bad due to meds), drinking too much water in a short period of time, many medications, too much exercise with the wrong types of fluid replacement, metabolic disorders, etc..... Epsom salts are magnesium sulfate. They cause diarrhea in large amounts, which can cause low potassium and magnesium, and increase... (10 replies)
... When I went to the ER for my second seizure I was told that my potassium level was real low. I have heard different views on whether low potassium can cause seizures or not. I'm wondering how many people on this board have been told that they had low potassium around the time of a seizure. ... (5 replies)
... medics were called and I was taken to the er. Both these times my heart rate was high around 140 and my oxygen was low. After blood and urine tests I was told my potassium was low and I was given fluids and potassium pills and ativan. After the first seizure I got a ct scan at the er and an eeg and an mri a couple weeks later. ... (3 replies)

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Oct 22, 2007
... This morning they did a CT scan..not sure of the results and are going to transfer to a larger hospital. My dad said that bloodwork came back showing low potassium and sodium...so they are attributing the seizure to that. I think that with this deja vu she has been having small seizures all along.... ... (5 replies)
... That's more/less my problem: I have so many things going on with me that I often wonder if the dr's even know what they're looking at. This is a perfect example. I'm having seizures- but is it from sugar or do I have Epilepsy? Or is it a symptom of something else entirely? I am diabetic (on an insulin pump, BTW), rare form of thyroiditis, low blood pressure, high cholesterol,... (11 replies)
... Several of you mentioned that you had low potassium levels resulting from seizures. ... (6 replies)
Sodium
May 13, 2002
... The potassium thing is a big mystery to me. I had very low potassium when I had my second seizure. I asked the Neurologist if low potassium could cause a seizure and he said no. ... (5 replies)
... gest one so far. It lasted about 4 minutes. Once again I never saw it coming and I was so very confused afterwards. All my lab work came back normal except my Potassium was extremely low so they gave me some IV. I feel better, just very tired. Well, I guess I will be starting my Keppra tomorrow. Better safe than sorry. ... (9 replies)
... My friend Justin started having seizures out of the blue a couple of years ago when he was 17. Prior to that first seizure he had never had any known medical problems. ... (5 replies)
... depth tests. So that might be good to get a final answer. As far as I know, the last blood tests I had came back normal. I know my potassium is low. However, I heard that Dilantin robs your body of that anyway. So we will see. ... (3 replies)
Sodium
Apr 12, 2001
... Has anyone had seizures due to low sodium or potassium? ... (5 replies)


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