Does epilepsy affect thinking? For most people—especially those who don’t have very many seizures—epilepsy does not cause any serious problems with their thinking.
Can epilepsy cause cognitive issues? Among the co-morbidities associated with epilepsy, cognitive abnormalities are among the most common and troublesome. In people with epilepsy there is an associated high rate of cognitive difficulties that compromise educational progress and achievement throughout life (Berg et al., 2008).
What type of epilepsy causes hallucinations? Abstract. In partial epilepsy, a localized hypersynchronous neuronal discharge evolving into a partial seizure affecting a particular cortical region or cerebral subsystem can give rise to subjective symptoms, which are perceived by the affected person only, that is, ictal hallucinations, illusions, or delusions.
Can epilepsy cause vivid dreams? Many people with epilepsy have reported that their dream content is much more vivid and emotional after diagnosis. See parasomnia epilepsy for an example of this. Reports are mixed, with some reporting vivid dreams that cause them fear or anxiety, whilst others report dreams as being enjoyable.