Trauma, Depression Can Cause Seizures

With therapy and antidepressant medication, Jane has been able to reduce the frequency and severity of her seizures to the point where she remains conscious, talking herself through them.

Coping With Trauma-Related Seizures

"I'm having some pretty severe memories that almost cause me to go into [a seizure]," said Jane. Instead of the paroxysms of a full seizure, her body now only clenches in feelings of helplessness.

"But then I remember I'm there for myself. The memory is of the child but the adult is there to pull me back into the now."

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