Drop seizures , “eating epilepsy”
Hi to everybody! My son , 19, has a rare form of reflex epilepsy , called “eating epilepsy”, he has drop seizures almost every time he eats or drinks. His meds are Trileptal, Vimpat and Briviact. For some time he was a little better , while taking CBD 10%, but now it’s gotten worse… We are desperate because he is falling so often during the day, in fear of severe injuries . Any of you having eating epilepsy or drop seizures? Thank you !!!!!
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Seeing that epilepsy is stress related maybe if you cook him his favorite meals it might stop him stressing at meal times. It's probably an unusual suggestion but you never know ? It's amazing how the brain reacts to different situations
Thank you!!Will definitely try 😉🙏
Have tried any of the eatables CBD/THC gummy solutions, they come in different ratios. My son uses a 1:1 ratio . Can't say it won't stop his seizures but for my son's seizures there is a definite improvement. Don't know what state you live in so that might not be a solution. Another good reason to move to Florida.
Thank you so much!!! We’re living in Greece, so moving to Florida is not really an option…😅 When my son tried 10%Cbd/2% THC he felt an increase in seizure intensity. and so CBD with very little THC is better tolerable for him. Do you feel that you have to get used to “high” THC concentration or did your son tolerated immediately?
That's a 5:1 ration which is pretty mild. I'm told users build up a tolerance to THC over time. My son tolerates the THC and seems to function well. I am not a doctor but it sounds like your son's seizures are stress related and mild sedative ie THC would relax him. I would not rule it out from his list of meds. Good luck
Thank you again! It’s really moving to get a response and from so far away😊 Tou helped me a lot! I wish the best for your son❤️