Epilepsy

19 July 2004

What triggers a seizure?

Different factors may trigger seizures in different people with epilepsy. Such factors include stress, sleep deprivation, a change in diet or medication, alcohol, certain activities or environmental factors such as flashing lights, and menstruation and pregnancy in women. Sometimes it is not known what triggers a seizure.

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Different factors may trigger seizures in different people with epilepsy. Such factors include stress, sleep deprivation, a change in diet or medication, alcohol, certain activities or environmental factors such as flashing lights, and menstruation and pregnancy in women. Sometimes it is not known what triggers a seizure.
 

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