Seizure disorders hypoglycemia

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Avatar n tn many infectious diseases including Lyme disease, endocrine disorders, hypoglycemia, toxins, parasites, cancers, and many more. Some seizures can cause damage to the brain, hyperthermia (which can effect all organs of the body), can cause additional trauma, can cause cardiovascular abnormalities (abnormal heart function). If the seizure is due to an insulinoma, for example, the hypoglycemia that the insulinoma causes can be life threatening, if untreated.
Avatar m tn They can be seen in peripheral neuropathies of diabetes, in hyperthyroidism, parasomnia, multiple sclerosis, TIAs or transient ischemic attacks or mini strokes, hypoglycemia, disorders of calcium metabolism, hyperparathyroidism etc. Consult an internal medicine specialist or your PCP. Discuss these possibilities with your doctor. It is difficult to comment beyond this without examining. A comprehensive investigation is required keeping all the points in mind. Hope this helps.
Avatar f tn I had a complete histerectomy 2 years ago and was doing fine until this and i was diagnosed with severe hypoglycemia which i am managing great but i truly need help i fell down my steps this morning and i am becoming scared because of the toll on my nervous system.
Avatar f tn See a doctor to rule out hypoglycemia. Severe hypoglycemia can cause seizures. So can diabetes. The weird taste in her mouth may be ketoacidosis.Your daughter should get checked for these sort of insulin/blood sugar-related disorders, as well as epilepsy to see whether they are co-morbid, or only epilepsy or something else entirely.
Avatar f tn The lightheadedness may happen if there is inadequate supply of oxygen to the brain. This can happen with cardiac disorders or lung disorders. In cardiac disorders there is inadequate pumping of blood and in lung disorders there is inadequate oxygenation. It could also be due peripheral arterial blood disorders. Symptoms are usually aggravated with exercise in cardiac disorders. Diabetes mellitus and hypertension can cause these symptoms.
Avatar n tn I have a 10 week old German Shepherd puppy. Last night she had a seizure. All her symptoms point to it being a hypoglycemia attack. The vets in my area, will not see me unless I can pay the entire bill at the time of the visit, which is impossible. Are there any organizations that would see her, and let me make payments on the bill?
Avatar f tn t find any epileptic tenancies and since it was only one seizure to not worry about it. I know hypoglycemia can cause seizures, but is it likely and what tests can we request from the doctors to try to confirm this (he has tried a fasting blood test of 12 hours and it came back fine)?
Avatar n tn Also have you ever heard of having a seizure and then the BS registers 130 after the seizure. No one was here with him the other day when this happened and when my daughter in law came in she took his BS and it was 130. He was talking but was very sore muscles and a headache, so we assumed it was a seizure because he had not been ansxering the phone. Also after this one he was very confused for 5 or 6 hours. I was two hours away and was frantic.
Avatar n tn Hi, I'm new to the site and have found it extremely helpful. I have had Type I diabetes for 10 years now, and have never come across something so useful before. Keep up the great work^^ Onto my question. A couple of weeks ago, I was taken to the hospital by ambulance secondary to a "low blood sugar seizure." I have no recollection of a four hour period before I went to sleep, and then 3 hours after I was found seizing and taken to the emergency room.
Avatar n tn The diagnosis for both the hypoglycemia and seizure was a medication reaction. I had received a local anesthetic and a single tablet of Percocet earlier in the day for a uterine biopsy. In the days following I felt fatigue and a number of neurological problems such as disassociation, deja-vu, and a distorted sense of time. In the year since, I have recognized language deficits such as transposing and substituting letters when I write and continuing to misperceive time.
Avatar f tn The one veterinarian you spoke to is correct in that hypoglycemia can cause seizures but it is only one of many possibilities for seizure disorders, and there is very little that you can do at home. There are many causes of seizures in cats. These include: infectious causes such as Bartonella, Toxoplasma, Cryptococcus and others; or, cats can develop seizures from an extension or complication of an inner or middle ear infection.
Avatar n tn It sounds as if he may have a congenital heart, liver disorder, or seizure disorder. Infectious disorders (tick diseases and others) can also cause disorientation as well as hypoglycemia, and many other diseases. A liver shunt, heart disease, or idiopathic epilepsy (among other disorders) can cause similar symptoms. Concussions are uncommon in dogs (even very young ones) unless he had an open fontanelle on top of his head and fell just on that location.
Avatar n tn My husband has had diabetes for 10 years and had to be taken by ambulance to the hospital for severe hypoglycemia with a seizure. This is the first time this has ever happened to him. It has now been 5 days since the seizure and he still can barely get around due to extremely sore back muscles. I'm assuming this is due to the muscle spasms that occured during the seizure. He's taking ibuprofin and a muscle relaxant prescribed by the doctor.
Avatar n tn but will hypoglycemia always show up on a blood test? because when she has had her blood tested, it has been at times when she feels fine. no docto has even brought up a the possibility of hypoglycemia or diabeties or anything. but I just have this feeling the seizures are from her sugar or salt levels spiking sometimes. she often complains of feeling dizzy and gets headaches.
Avatar f tn t sure if I was going to have another seizure--fortunately I am on Keppra for this, so that gave me a little relief. I did not have anything to eat to start the day. Just 2 cups of coffee. Is hypoglycemia a big problem for those with MS? I ate a little and started to feel a bit better. It is not usual for me to start the day with coffee and wait a couple of hours for food.
Avatar n tn When her sugar goes below 115 she has severe symptoms of low blood sugar, dizziness,confusion,anxiety sweating etc.. She has tourettes and Bi-polar and seizure disorders and is on tenix, paxil and tegritol for them but the doctor says these are not the problem.Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.She is so miserable .
Avatar f tn Most people with epilepsy or seizure disorders can lead normal lives. While this condition cannot be cured at present, for some people it does eventually go away. For many people with epilepsy, it is difficult to drive and participate in some recreational activities. Most women with epilepsy can become pregnant and can have a normal and healthy baby. However, it is important that regular follow-up with the attending physician and intake of medications ( Keppra ) is done.
543578 tn?1214412007 It definitely sounds like some sort of seizure activity. I would have him checked out by a vet. It doesn't necessarily mean that he is epileptic, since chihuahuas are VERY prone to hypoglycemia, which can cause seizures. It might not amount to you having to give him an anti-seizure drug every day, if it's caused by hypoglycemia you can combat the seizures by giving her several small meals a day instead of feeding her once a day as you would an adult dog.
Avatar n tn Hi - I'm new here. I have pre-diabetes (about 2 years now) and have autoimmune degenerative neuropathy (CIDP for 26 years) unrelated to diabetes. I am not overweight, and am 32 years of age. My question is: does inflammation in the nervous system cause alterations in glucose metabolism? I'm currently having multiple daily bouts of hypoglycemia - my doctors can't/won't answer my question. I'm taking IVIG, Imuran and Ultram - no steroids or antidiabetics.
Avatar n tn s symptoms which began recently could be diabetes. Initially I thought of epilepsy but now not so sure. He had an inital seizure a few weeks ago after a night with no sleep. He said he felt weird, his eyes rolled back and he began to convulse. Not sure how long that lasted. Since then he has been fine till yesterday and today he has said he felt dizzy and thought he may be going to have a seizure again. Today he said he felt "drunk" and then he ate his sandwich and he was ok.
Avatar n tn I Google'd "hypoglycemia causes" with the first link showing a gazillion reasons for misdiagnosis. http://tinyurl.
Avatar n tn It's hard to say what that episode really was. From your description of "trembling", it just seems that your first reaction was absolutely correct which was to give her juice for hypoglycemia. Think back to see if there was hard jerking of her arms and legs, stiffness of her body, gaze deviation, loss of urine or stool in the bed. If there was, then it was probably a seizure. If not, then I'm more apt to think it was hypoglycemia.
Avatar n tn Make sure you see a neurologist. He specializes in seizure disorders.
Avatar f tn I passed out at work two weeks ago with a blood sugar of 18 and was having a seizure when the fire department got to me. They have to give me D50 every week. My doctor has ordered an MRI of my brain because he feels the pituitary gland is causing a surge in the wrong hormones. The only info I can find online is about tuomrs. Is there anything else he might be looking for in that gland?