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1,889 Possible Causes for Seizure, Slurred Speech

  • Alcohol Abuse

    The symptoms associated with alcohol poisoning include but are not limited to irregular or slow breathing, low body temperature, paleness, and seizures.[americanaddictioncenters.org] speech Motor impairment Confusion Memory problems Concentration problems Alcohol poisoning Breathing problems Car crashes and other accidents Risky behavior Violent behavior[itmattersks.org] Heavy drinkers may experience tremors, panic attacks, confusion, hallucinations, and seizures.[health.harvard.edu]

  • Stroke

    Twenty patients (40%) had a single seizure, and most seizures (34, or 68%) were simple partial seizures or partial seizures with 2 generalization.[doi.org] The NHS urges people to recognise the symptoms of stroke: fallen face, inability to hold arms high, slurred speech; and to know the importance of time — act fast to get medical[curlie.org] speech.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Hypoglycemia

    Postoperatively the patient demonstrated both generalized and focal seizure activity.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] If early symptoms aren't recognized and treated quickly, blood sugar levels may continue to fall, resulting in drowsiness weakness blurred vision slurred speech confusion[health.harvard.edu] speech Feeling like you might pass out or an intense urge to sleep It's normal to occasionally feel sluggish in the afternoon, especially if you're under a lot of stress,[thebalance.com]

  • Acute Alcohol Intoxication

    Acute alcohol intoxication resulted in more repetitive ambulance transports than either seizure disorder or respiratory illness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Behavioral changes such as euphoria and aggressiveness, as well as slurred speech, are seen in milder intoxications, which are estimated to occur at blood ethanol concentrations[symptoma.com] speech gait disturbances blackouts coma Evaluation Blood alcohol level Treatment Pharmacologic nutritional - in chronic alcoholics or if you suspect deficiency thiamine must[step2.medbullets.com]

  • Benzodiazepine Overdose

    The patient developed refractory seizures.[pharmacyjoe.com] Your speech is slurred, or you are confused. You have trouble walking or moving parts of your body. You feel extremely agitated.[drugs.com] The most common symptoms of overdose include the central nervous system (CNS); depression and intoxication with impaired balance, and slurred speech.[healthguidance.org]

  • Alcohol Withdrawal Delirium

    Withdrawal symptoms usually include tremulousness, psychotic and perceptual symptoms, seizures, and consciousness disturbance.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Delirium tremens is the most severe form of withdrawal and manifests with deep confusion, slurred speech, uninhibited behavior, staggering gait, delusions, vivid hallucinations[neuro-la-cote.info] Withdrawal seizures (can appear 24-48 hours after alcohol has stopped): [ 3, 6 ] These are generalised tonic-clonic seizures.[patient.info]

  • Episodic Ataxia

    Mutations in CACNA1A encoding a neuronal calcium channel and ATP1A2 encoding an ion pump cause episodic ataxia, hemiplegic migraine, and seizures.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Episodic ataxia and myokymia syndrome is an autosomal dominant disorder characterized by persistent myokymia and attacks of unsteadiness, slurred speech, and tremulousness[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The proband exhibited typical EA2-like symptoms such as recurrent ataxia, slurred speech with a duration of several hours, interictal nystagmus and response to acetazolamide[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Brain Concussion

    Diets high in fat and low in carbohydrates can reduce the frequency of epileptic seizures. Not all seizures are as dramatic as the ones you see on TV.[brainfacts.org] Slurred speech. The people checking on you should take you to an emergency department right away if you: Look very drowsy or cannot wake up.[cdc.gov] Slurred speech. Look very drowsy or cannot wake up. Have one pupil (the black part in the middle of the eye) larger than the other. Have convulsions or seizures.[cdc.gov]

  • Barbiturate Withdrawal

    Abstract Barbiturate withdrawal seizure susceptibility in rats increased with increasing duration of treatment during a 15-day treatment period in which the animals were given[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Physical effects can include: Disorientation Respiratory distress Drowsiness/Confusion Cardiac arrest Motor dysfunction Respiratory depression Headache Slowed, slurred speech[addictionhope.com] Abstract BARBITURATES are commonly used to prevent epileptic seizures 1, but it has also been observed that susceptibility to ‘spontaneous’ seizure in both normal humans and[nature.com]

  • Porphyria

    Then, she had episodes of seizure and confusion.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Complications may include paralysis, low blood sodium levels, and seizures.[en.wikipedia.org] Gabapentin treatment of seizures in acute intermittent porphyria. Neurology. 1995; 45 :1216–1217. [ PubMed ] [ Google Scholar ] 23.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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