Drugs against epilepsy pushing patients on strange things

76-year-old woman suddenly started to write poetry after treatment with a drug for epilepsy. Doctors attributed her lamotrigine after diagnosis "temporal lobe epilepsy". The drug has saved the patient from attacks, but her behavior has changed.

Every day she writes for 10-15 poems, reports New Scientist. If the verse is not possible, the woman was nervous. The point in writing is secondary, the main thing - that rhymed text. Every day the desire to write is gradually weakened, sign specialists.

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The creation of the patient rather chaotic and meaningless. Apparently, changes in the brain provoked the wrong job sites, responsible for feelings of reward. Without medication processes were in an inactive state. But the treatment activated the creative abilities of women. This may explain the craving to write poems.

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