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Can low blood pressure cause seizures?

If blood pressure is sufficiently low, seizures can occur. The body reacts to the low blood pressure by going into a seizure state to try to sustain the body's function during the lack of blood low which consequently causes low oxygen levels in the body.

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Epilepsy & Seizures Causes

Epilepsy & Seizures Causes

There are common triggers that can provoke seizures in people with epilepsy. These include sensory stimuli like loud music, specific visual patterns and flashing lights. Sleep deprivation, alcohol withdrawal, stress, fever or miss...

ing a prescribed anti-seizure medication may also induce seizures. If you’ve already had one seizure, your likelihood of developing epilepsy increases. Your chances also grow if you’ve suffered a serious head injury or have a family history of epilepsy.
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