A person has epilepsy seizures because of a disturbance in the electrical activity of the brain, according to Healthline. These electrical disturbances may happen when a person is exposed to a specific scenario, such as ... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

While sugar, soy, dairy foods and wheat products are typical culprits, any food that precipitates allergic reactions can trigger seizures, warns Dr. Lawrence Wilson. Food additives, such as monosodium glutamate, or MSG, ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Stress is often identified as a seizure trigger by the individuals who have experienced the seizures, especially epileptic seizures, according to the National Institutes of Health. Most studies have focused on how stress... More » Health Pain & Symptoms
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