Never mind breaking records or being a top grossing movie, but Breaking Dawn has had some Twilight Saga fans breaking out in seizures. Never mind imagining blocking your neck or throat from the fangs of a vampire, but imagine having to block your eyes from seeing the birth scene in Breaking Dawn.
Watching the latest Twilight Saga movie may be a health risk, especially to those prone to having epileptic seizures.
Have you suffered an epileptic seizure during the Twilight movie, Breaking Dawn? Or a photo-sensitive seizure?
The Maryland-based Epilepsy Foundation has nearly 11 000 followers on Facebook, and recently issued a warning to their Facebook followers about the birth scene in the latest movie of the Twilight series, Breaking Dawn.
Apparently not even closing your eyes to block out the Breaking Dawn birth scene may be enough. If you risk going to see the film anyway, it is advised that you also use your hands to block your closed eyes from the screen during the birth scene, but will Twilight fans really block their eyes from a scene they’ve been dying to see?
Besides at least 9 reports of people having suffered seizures during Breaking Dawn, there have also been reports of Twilight fans feeling sick or strange during the Breaking Dawn birth scene, and even reports of fainting and vomiting.
One man reported that his 18 year old son had his first ever seizure during the Twilight film. While those prone to epileptic seizures can take precautions by not going to see the film, others may also be at risk of having epileptic seizures, photo-sensitive seizures, or be at risk of feeling sick during the birth scene of Breaking Dawn.
People who are light-sensitive or photo-sensitive may not necessarily have epilepsy too, according to doctors who are meeting in Baltimore this week for the American Epilepsy Society National Conference, but they may still have a seizure if exposed to strobe lights or flashing lights.
White, red and black lights flash during the birth scene in Breaking Dawn.
The Maryland-based Epiliepsy Foundation warns that anyone prone to suffering from epileptic seizures, as well as those who are prone to suffering from photo-sensitivity, may want to miss seeing the latest Twilight film, rather than risk having a reaction.
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We do not intend, by this article or otherwise, to discourage anyone from seeing the Breaking Dawn movie without their doctors’ approval. Please consult your doctor, not your lawyer, on matters relating to your health. Epilepsy or photo-senstive sufferers should talk to their physicians to decide whether the benefits and risks of watching Breaking Dawn make it the right choice for them.
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