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Scared Silly

On Feb 25 2011 I suffered a seizure after having a migraine for two days. Lucky for me my twenty year old daughter was home with me and called 911. I was totally confused when I woke up at my computer with three medics in my living room. It took about 45 minutes before I could answer questions right, and all I wanted to do was cry, because I scared my daughter to death. The look on her face when the shut the ambulance door and wouldn’t let her ride with me, is unforgettable.

I spent four hours at the hospital, had a CAT Scan and blood work, that found nothing. I have to have a EEG March 21 and I’m very scared.

Can anyone tell me if they’ve ever had a seizure following a migraine? I usually just have the bright zig zag lines and blurry vision, and I can’t stand to smell anything and lights bother me. I get nausea and dizzy too.

Please tell me I’m not alone. Now when I start to get a headache, I get paranoid that I’m going to have another seizure.

Is there hope for me?

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  • Ellen Schnakenberg
    8 years ago

    Nettie, you are not alone. Although I have never had a seizure with Migraine, I have spoken with others who have. The lucky thing is that anti-seizure medication can also be used as a Migraine preventive, so hopefully they will find one that works for you and you may be able to relieve both issues at once. If you have questions about your Migraine, please be sure you get to see a headache specialist who will be best able to treat this particular issue. Good luck, and be sure and let us know how you are doing 🙂

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