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Does smoking affect epilepsy and cause more seizures?

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Does smoking affect epilepsy and cause more seizures?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  healthydoc replied 3 years ago.

healthydoc :

Hello and thank you for your question.

healthydoc :

Smoking itself would not trigger seizures or epileptic seizures but surely can put you at risk of getting one.

healthydoc :

I am providing you a link which shows that research did suggest that smoking can put one at higher risk to getting seizures.

healthydoc :

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/11/091118072053.htm

healthydoc :

please get back to me if you have any further questions. Thank you.

Expert:  healthydoc replied 3 years ago.
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