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Pseudo seizures
Feb 16, 2009
... I too have what has been called pseudo seizures, and have had doctors tell me that it was trying to get attention, and admittedly I've used them to stop arguments, but they are NOT fake! ... (9 replies)
... can anyone hurt themselves in pseudo seizures like falling from staircase and more often from the same spot and same manner. ... (9 replies)
... the video EEg was normal and the doctor says it is pseudo seizures.....since then she was put on quitipin and some high doses of sleep tabs....after a month one night she bit her tongue and passed urine in the bed.... ... (9 replies)

... I just wanted to introduce myself. My name is Kate. I'm 27 and my life has pretty much been put on hold. I was diagnosed 10 years ago with epilepsy and instead of getting better it has gotten worse. I have went to college, got married, got divorced and it's pretty much been downhill from there. ... (3 replies)
... anxiety related. So they told me that it could be epilepsy but not caught at the "right" time. Now what? ... (25 replies)
... Auras are simple partial seizures, that many people have before the rest of the seizure (that they are often unaware of). True- they come in many types. Pseudoseizures are not felt to be attention seeking ('malingering') anymore- they used to be. It's just not a seizure in the sense that it's caused by electrical impulses going haywire in the brain- it can be a sort of... (9 replies)
... True, and not all pseudoseizures are "grand mal"....there can be non-epileptic partial-like events, without the limb movement. With "grand mal" pseudoseizures, there is generally exaggerated movements, and resisitance to anyone trying to protect head/limbs (which can hurt the person helping- been there, done that- hands hurt with her head slamming against my hands- to the... (9 replies)
... With pseudoseizures, most people (not all) do not injure themselves, lose bladder control, or have amnesia for the event. It all depends on the underlying cause for the non-epileptic occurance. There are so many variables. Some people have seizures that are seizures, but due to sleep loss, low blood sugar, drinking alcohol, water intoxication, electrolyte imbalance, stroke,... (9 replies)
... It's hard to know for sure. Many people with true epilepsy also have pseudoseizures (which are not deliberate 'faking', but some other reason for the episodes besides abnormal electrical activity in the brain). The video EEG saying it's not seizures may mean that the one they caught wasn't epileptic; others might be. It's hard to know. I'm not familiar with the medications,... (9 replies)
... lp and say its not to do with Tegretol. All her MRI,scans tests etc came back negative. She is alo worried about hallucinations, bad dreams she gets and during pseudo seizures goes into twilight state for 1 or 2 days, talks a lot of nonesense is awake but not really there. ... (12 replies)
Pseudo seizures
Feb 25, 2009
... you all sound like you are very knowledgable with all this seizure/epilepsy/psuedo etc. This is my first post due to the fact I just ran into this tonight YEAH! I have a son and he is now 17 yrs. old a senior in HS. He has been having seizures for 2 years and 3 months. We have had three long term monitoring eeg's and several CT's a a couple MRI's all are normal. ... (9 replies)
... Hi There, I'm so sorry to hear this has happened to your daughter. Based on my own experiences with my seizures, it (the seizure in the car) does sound like a tonic clonic seizure. My very first seizure was similar in that I was making a sound (my husband tells me he thought that I was laughing but then says it sounded more like a snorting sound). He also tells me I was... (4 replies)
... seizures in a day and a half. 45 of them were caught on video monitored EEG. The neuro came back saying non epileptic seizures. I do not believe these are pseudo seizures. I think there is a physical cause OR the EEG did not pick them up because they originated deep in her brain? ... (0 replies)
... Have you found out any more about the pseudo seizures and stress? ... (10 replies)
... Is it possible that epileptic seizures ALWAYS have a trigger or do they usually have at least some episodes with unprovoked causes? I also have some other questions. I know this isn't a suitable replacement for a diagnosis, but I'd like to know what others would think this is? Back in 2008, when I was 19 (almost 20) I started going through a very stressful time with A... (0 replies)
... Hi ACCE0306 , I have been dealing with Psycogenic aka pseudo seizures for the past 3 years. here are my symptoms that happens in order. ... (3 replies)
... Hi, I have been dealing with Psycogenic aka pseudo seizures for the past 3 years. here are my symptoms that happens in order. ... (5 replies)
... What happened was I began to have seizures back two years ago. I continued to have them for many months and I was referred to an epilepsy unit for 3 weeks of continuous video eeg monitoring. ... (1 replies)
... t Normal Also. I Was Given No Meds For The Seizures. April 9 I Was Admitted To The Hospital For 4 Days After A Spell At The Doctor Office. I Was Diagnoised With Pseudo Seizures. I Hope There Is Something I Can Take For This.i Also Have No License For 6 Months. This Effects My Job Duties As Well. ... (15 replies)

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