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Friday, January 18, 2008

“Doctors determined the cause of the seizures was an extremely rare condition called musicogenic epilepsy, in which seizures are actually induced by music.”

posted by on January 18 at 14:06 PM


Stacey Gayle recalled, 18 months ago, being at a barbecue and collapsing when the Jamaican rapper Sean Paul’s music started playing, and then remembered having a previous seizure when she had heard his music. “I would get that aura before that song would come on,” she said.

Music wasn’t the only trigger, but it was an important one.

“I was just having seizures, just found it was triggered by music,” she said.

It was Sean Paul first, and then others.

Read the full, fascinating, weird story at

And then watch this video to see if you suffer from the same condition:

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I wonder if her epileptic fits made her start dancing to Dancehall like the dancers on that video. Or made her wind up her bumpa as they say in the West Indies.

Posted by apres_moi | January 18, 2008 4:27 PM

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