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04 Jul 2010

Epilepsy
Hi Doc,

Any link between Epilepsy and hypercholestrol. I am a 47year old male and suffer from both.
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CyberDoc
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01 Jan 0001

Joe

There is no link between these two conditions, unless the cholestrol has caused severe arterio-schlerosis, where damage occur to the arteries that supply the brain. In a case like this, a stroke can develop and cause among other complications, a form of focal epilepsy. I need more history from you, like when the epilepsy started and when the high cholestrol was diagnosed. Once I have this information, I will be able to give you a more informed opinion.

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Dr Anrich Burger
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