Physical exercise in epilepsy: what kind of stressor is it?

  title={Physical exercise in epilepsy: what kind of stressor is it?},
  author={Ricardo Mario Arida and Fulvio Alexandre Scorza and Vera Cristina Terra and Carla Alessandra Scorza and A-C G de Almeida and Esper Abr{\~a}o Cavalheiro},
  journal={Epilepsy & behavior : E&B},
  volume={16 3},
Stress has been considered the most frequently self-reported precipitant of seizures in people with epilepsy. The literature documents that physical stress, that is, physical exercise, can have beneficial effects in people with epilepsy. In view of evidence indicating that sensitivity to stress is reduced after a physical exercise program, physical activity could be a potential candidate for stress reduction in people with epilepsy. This review considers how physical exercise could contribute… CONTINUE READING

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