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Does smoking trigger seizures?

Related Topics: Seizure, Smoking

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Duke Epilepsy Center
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While smoking (including second hand smoke) has many negative effects on your health, it is not clear that it has a significant effect on seizures. While strong stimulants (such as cocaine) can cause seizures, the milder stimulant effects of nicotine and caffeine don't seem to impact on seizure frequency (except with extreme excess use).

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