If you have been diagnosed with epilepsy, you’ve likely suffered several unprovoked seizures before turning to your doctor for answers. However, a sudden and unexplained seizure can occur because of several other underlying health issues, not including epilepsy.
Six health issues that can prompt a non-epileptic seizure (NES), often without warning and without the presence of any existing neurological issues, are…
1. Lack of Sleep
Although the research is ongoing, seizures are common in sleep-deprived individuals, and often occur during sleep. For example, many students report their first seizure after pulling several “all-night” exam sessions in a row at their college or university.